Josiane is single. She is 34 years old. She takes care of two children of her relative.
She sells vegetables such as carrots, eggplants and tomatoes. She has spent six years in the business.
With the loan she wants to add more carrots and tomatoes to sell. She wants to build a house from the profits that she will get from the 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.