Angelique is 25 years old. She is married to a businessman. They have both three children and all of them go to school. She sells spare parts in her shop and she has spent five years in this business. With the loan, she will buy more spare parts to sell. With the profits, she will pay the school fees for the children.
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.