Eugenie is 48 years old. She is a widow with three children. The oldest is 19 years old, and the youngest is six years old. Eugenie has been in business for one year. She wants a loan to buy more sorghum to sell. The profit will pay for school fees and help her take care of her house.
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.