Beatha is 41 years old. She is a mother of seven children, six of whom attend school. She sells cattle and has spent 10 years in the business. She has requested a loan to buy more cattle for slaughter in order to get meat. With the profits, she wants to setup many butcher stores and in the future, she would like to become a meat distributor in the region.
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.