Denise is 32 years old. She is married with six children, four of whom are enrolled in schools. She sells sugar and cooking oil and has been in this business for the past 5 years. With the loan requested, she will add more sugar and cooking oil to sell. With the profits, she will pay school fees for her children.
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.