Yvonne is 42 years old. She has five children between the ages of 7 and 17 and all of them attend schools. She owns a boutique where she sells different items. She has been in the business for 10 years. She wants the loan to add more rice, sugar and cooking oil for sale. The profits from the business will be used to buy a cow for providing milk for the family.
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.