Darie Blandine is 30 years old. She is married with two children. The oldest is three years old, and the youngest is five months old. Her husband is a driver. Darie Blandine has been in business for 10 years. She sells food such as potatoes, rice, beans, and fruit. She wants a loan to buy more food to sell. She will put the profits towards her savings.
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.