Nadia is 29 years old. She has one child who is two and a half years old. Her husband works in the government as a tax collector.
She has run a business of canteen for the last 3 years. She has requested the loan to add more items for her canteen business. She says that the profits will be used for making savings and provide food for the family.
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.