Jeanne is 32 years old. She is a mother of six children aged between 1 and 16 years. She wants this loan to buy more wood because she has been running a woodworking shop for 8 months. With the profits from the business, she will buy a plot of land.
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.