Claudine is 25 years old. She is married with one child who goes to school. She sells different items in her shop but she would like to buy potatoes and bananas to sell using the this new loan. She plans to use the profits for paying school fees for her child.The profits from the business will be used to provide food for the family.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.