Fatuma is 29 years old, married, and has four children. Her husband is a motorist. She sells fruit, which she has been doing for two years. Fatuma is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy more fruits to sell. She plans to use the profits to pay her children's school fees.
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.