Valerie is 44 years old and the mother of two children aged 5 and 7, both of them in school.
She has sold different items such as cooking oil, salts and rice for four years. She wants the loan to add more rice and cooking oil for sale.
The profits from the business will be used to pay school fees for her children.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.