Helene is a mother of four children. She is 34 years old and is married to a driver. She has been selling honey and butter for the last six years. With the requested loan, she will buy more honey and butter to sell. She dreams of expanding her business from the profits she will earn. She wants to see her business prosper in the future.
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.