Immaculee is aged 42 and has seven children all of whom go to school. She is married to an artist. She sells meat and she has been running this business for 20 years. With the loan, she plans to buy more meat to sell. The profits from the business will be reinvested 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.