Beatrice is 41 years old. She is a widow with 5 children, ages between 2 and 23 years. One child goes to school.
Beatrice sells beans and bananas and has done so for the last 3 years. She wants the loan to buy more beans and bananas to sell. With the profits she will manage to build her house to reside in.
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.