Donatha is 30 years old. She is married and has four children. The oldest is 11, and the youngest is 3. Her husband is in the decoration business. She has been in business for four years. She sells foodstuffs in the market, such as sugar, rice, soap, potatoes, bananas, tomatoes, carrots, and greens. She wants a loan to buy more of these products to sell. She will use the profits to finish 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.