Julienne is 30 years old. She is married to a house builder. She sells fruits and has spent four years in the business.
With the loan, she plans to buy more oranges and mangoes to sell because most people demand these fruits. The profits from her business will be used to make more savings.
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.