Josephine is 43 years old. She is a mother of two children aged 18 and 20 years. They both attend school. She owns a restaurant and has been running the business for 13 years.
She wants the loan to buy more food stuffs to sell. She wants to use the profits to make savings.
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.