Suzanne is 32 years old. She is a widow with two children, the oldest is 13 and the youngest is 7. She sells vegetables and she wants a loan to buy more tomatoes, carrots, green beans and cabbages. She’s been in business for 12 years. With the profit, she wants to buy a 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.