Providence is 30 years old. She is married, with two children, both of whom attend school. Providence sells various items in her boutique and she has been in the business for five years.
She wants to use the loan to buy more sugar and rice to sell. The profits from the business will be used to pay school fees for the children.
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.