Jeannette is 28 years old. She sells eatable animals and has spent four years dealing in this business. With the loan, she wants to buy more eatable animals such as rabbits, hens, and goats for sale. With the profits from the business, she will build a 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.