Suzanne sells foodstuffs. She is married to a businessman. She is 31 years old. She has been selling beans and sweet potatoes for 13 years. With the loan she will buy more beans and sweet potatoes to sell. She plans to reinvest the profits in her business.
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.