Fortunee is aged 31. She is married to a businessman. They have one child who is five years old.
She has spent four years in the business of selling meat. She has requested the loan to add more meat to the butchery to sell. With the profits from the business she plans to make more savings until she reaches the time of getting enough money to renovate the 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.