Jennifer is 21 years old. She is married with one child. She owns a restaurant which she has been running for the past eight months.
She has requested a loan to buy more equipment such as a refrigerator and sodas to sell in the restaurant. The profits that will be obtained will be used to build a house.
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.