Donatha is aged thirty-six. She is a mother of four children who are aged between one and thirteen. She sells bed sheets and has spent five years in the business.
The loan will be used to buy more bed sheets to sell. The profits from the business will be used to build her home because she is very tired of renting.
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.