Caritas is 26 years old. She is married with two children, 6 and 5 months old. The older child attends school. She owns an internet cyber café which she has been running for two years. With the requested loan she will buy more electronics items for use in the cyber café. She will use the profits to put aside savings. In the future, she will expand her internet 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.