Therese is 58 years old. She is married and has two children aged between 24 and 27 years, all were enrolled in high schools. She sells potatoes and has spent 12 years in the business.
She wants this loan to buy more potatoes to sell. The profits from the business will be used to renovate the 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.