Alia is a businesswoman aged 26. She sells different merchandise such as shirts, blouses, belts and a few shoes. She has been running this business for the past 3 years. With the profits she wants to buy a house to live in. She would like to see her business grow in the future.
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.