Esperance is 34 years old. She is a mother of 5 children. Her husband works as a motorcyclist. She has been selling beans and sorghum for the past 2 years. With this loan, Esperance will add more sorghum and beans to create a depot. With the profits, she plans to renovate her house.
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.