Beatrice is a 48-year-old widow. She sells vegetables and fruits, and will use this loan to buy more mangoes, tree tomatoes, passion fruits and tomatoes to sell. Beatrice wants to reinvest her profits in the business because it has helped her sustain her family.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.