Angelique is 29 years old. She is married with three children, ages between 1 and 4; none of them have attended school yet. Angelique has been running a business of selling maize flour and rice for 6 years. She has requested the loan to buy more maize flour and rice for sale. With the profits, Angelique will buy a motorcycle for transportation and it will be another source of generating income. She would love to become a wholesaler 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.