Dorothe is married with eight children, aged between four and 23. She sells fish and has been in the business for 10 years. She wants the loan to add more volume of fish to sell. With the profits from the business, she plans on paying tuition fees for her 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.