Donathile is 42 years old. She is married to a businessman and they have four children who all go to school. She has been selling different items for 10 years. She has requested the loan for adding more items in her store, such as sugar and rice for resale. The profits from the business will be used to pay school fees for the 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.