Donatha is 43 years old. She is married, with three children. The oldest is 18 and the youngest is nine. Her husband is unemployed. She has been in business for ten years. She wants a loan to buy more food goods for sale. With the profits, she will pay school fees for her children.
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.