Elina is 37 years old and married to a businessman. They both have 8 children between the ages of 4 and 10. She has spent 12 years in the business of selling cassava. Elina has requested the loan to buy cassava to sell. With the profits, she will pay school fees for her children. In the future, she would like to have a vehicle to help in transporting cassava from the plantation to the marketplace.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.