Joseline is 25 years old and married with one child. She and her husband work together in a business selling cattle and goats, which they have been running for the period of one year. She has requested the loan to buy more cattle and goats to sell. With the profits from the business, she plans to renovate the house. She would like to expand the business in the future.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) 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.