Jeanette is 30 years old. She is married with five children. She sells wheat flour and is a wine distributor. She has been running the business for the past three years. With the loan, she wants to buy more wheat flour and wine to sell. Jeanette plans to use the profits to buy cattle.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.