Sylivie is 32 years old. She has four children between the ages of nine months and 10 years. She sells different items in a boutique she has been running for two years. With the loan, she wants to buy more items to sell such as soaps, cooking oil, and juices. She plans to use the profits to buy a plot of land for building her house.
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.