Ratifa is 29 years old. She owns a bar and has been running the bar for 2 years. She is married and blessed with one child aged 5.
She has requested the loan to add more and different types of beers and soft drinks for sale. The profits from the business will be used mainly for buying a plot of land for building a house in the future.
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.