Gertulde is 50 years old. She sells different items in her boutique.
With the loan, she wants to add more corn flour, sugar, soaps, biscuits, and chewing gum to her store. She is anticipating to use the profits to make more savings, for the better future of her businesses.
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.