Gaudence is 52 years old. For the past 10 years, she has been selling groceries.
Gaudence is requesting a loan to buy more cooking oil, peanuts, and fish to sell. She will use the profits from her loan to buy a cow to provide milk for her 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.