Gerardine is 27 years old and has five children aged between 3 and 5. For the past 3 years, she has worked with her husband selling meat. Geraldine has requested this loan to buy cows for slaughtering to get meat to sell. She expects to use the profits generated from this loan to build another house. She dreams of reaching 2 million RWF of capital.
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.