Jeanne is 40 years old. She is married, with four children, and they all attend schools. Her husband is a house-builder. Jeanne sells vegetables such as tomatoes, green beans, and carrots. A loan of RWF 400,000 helps Jeanne to buy more vegetables for sale. She plans to provide food for the family from the profits.
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.