Janviere is a 36-year-old married woman with three children, aged between one and seventeen years old. She has worked for thirteen years, and her husband is her partner in business.
Janviere has asked for a loan to buy more bananas for sale. She plans to add to her savings with the anticipated increased profits from her business.
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.