Charlotte is 32 years old. She is married and has six children. The oldest is 11 years old and the youngest is six months. Her husband is a builder. She has been in business for three years. She wants a loan to buy more products such as rice, sugar, cooking oil, and soap. The profits will go towards her children's school fees.
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.