Clarisse is 22 years old, married, and has one child. She sells fruits, which she has been doing for a few years.
Clarisse is requesting a loan, which she will use to add more types of fruits to sell, such as tree tomatoes and oranges. She will use the profits from her business to build a house.
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.