Thamar is 28 years old. She has a 10-month-old child. She has been selling memory cards, flash disks, and DVDs in her store. With the loan she has requested, she will buy more DVDs, CDs and flash disks to sell. She plans to use the profits for providing food for her family.
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.