Eluminee is 30 years old. She has four children aged between 3 and 10 years. Two of them go to school. She is married to a farmer. She has a small shop which she has been running for four years.
With the loan she will buy more products such as sugar, rice and cooking oil to sell. The profits from the business will be used for paying school fees. She wants to have a big shop in the future.
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.