Yvonne is 25 years old. She is married to a businessman and they have two children, 3 and 6 years old. She sells fruit and has been in the business for one year. With the loan, she would like to buy more fruit for sale. The profits from the business will be used to reinvest in the business.
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.