Lucie is 45 years old. She has three children aged between 11 and 27. She sells airtime for a renowned telecommunication company called MTN. She has been doing this business for the past 10 years. She has requested the loan to buy more air time to sell. She will use the profits to renovate her house.
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.