Vestine is 34 years old. She is married to a farmer. The couple has 5 children, aged 4-14. Vestine has been in the business of selling beer in her own bar for one year. She is very thankful that the business helped so much for her family's growth. That’s why she decided to ask for the loan, which she will use to buy more beer to sell. She plans to use the profits to build a 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.