Clementine is 41 years old and has four children aged 10 to 19. All four children are in school. She sells meat in a shop she has run for 17 years. She would like a loan to buy more cows to sell in her shop. Any profits will be used to pay school fees for her children.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego is a Rwandan bank specializing in microfinance. It offers credit products to individuals and groups interested in starting or expanding their businesses. It also offers training in business development, financial literacy and health management. Given that approximately 90% of the Rwandan population is directly or indirectly related to the agricultural sector, Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to support UOB’s agricultural loan products, which are vital to the clients living in remote areas.