Christine is 29 years old. She is married to a businessman. They have three children between the ages of 1 and 11 years. Only one child goes to school. She has been selling salt and charcoal for 2 years. She has requested the loan to buy more salt and charcoal for selling. In the future, she would like to reinvest in the business.
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.