Marie Gorette is 27 years old. She is married with one child who is a year and a half old. Her husband is in both farming and business. She has been in business for 10 years. She wants a loan to buy more locally produced beer for sale. With the profit she will be able to feed her children and also keep some in her 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.