Eugenie aged 32, married and has three children, all of whom are in school. For the last 11 years, she has earned a living by selling tomatoes, peas and beans. She is applying for this loan to buy more produce to sell to her customers. Her goal is to increase her profits so that she can provide her family with more food and pay her children's school fees. In the future, she would like to become a wholesaler.
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.