Alphonsine is 41 years old. She is married to a businessman. Alphonsine sells goats and has been in this business for 10 years. She wants the loan for buying more goats to sell. With the profits from her business, she will increase her savings.
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.