Godberthe, 76 years old, is very focused and dedicated to meeting her ends. She has spent 24 years in the same business, selling sorghum. Godberthe has requested this loan to buy more sorghum to sell. She will use the profits from the business for savings because in the future she would like to have a depot.
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.