Seraphine is 37 years old. She is married with four children. She has been selling beans, potatoes and sorghum for the past five years. She has requested the loan to buy more potatoes and beans for sale. She plans to use the profits for putting aside more 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.