Rachel is 35 years old. She is married with three children aged between 6 and 15 years. She sells sugar, salt, soap and cooking oil. The loan requested will be used to buy more sugar and cooking oil for sale. With the profits, she will put aside more savings.
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.