Beathe is 29 years old. She sells fruits and has been in this business for 12 years. With the loan requested, she will buy more fruits such as tree tomatoes, passion fruit, and mangoes to sell. The profits from the business will be used to build a house. She would like to see her business grow in the future so she can become a distributor.
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.