Lidivine, age 31, runs a butcher business to earn an income. She has been engaged in this activity for the past 10 years. She and her husband have four children, all of whom attend school.
With her loan funds, Lidivine intends to purchase more meats to offer for sale in her butcher shop.
The profits from the business will be used to buy a milling machine for cereal crops.
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.