Alphonsine is 38 years old. She is married with nine children. The oldest is 14 and the youngest is nine. Her husband is her partner in business. She has been in business for three years. She wants a loan to buy more car spare parts to sell. She will put the profit towards finishing her 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.