Rehem is aged 33. She is married with seven children aged between two and 16 years. Five of them attend schools. She owns a butcher shop and has been in the business for 11 years.
With the loan, she wants to buy more meat to sell in the butcher shop. With the profits from the business, she wants to pay school fees for her children.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.