Epiphanie is 60 years old. She is a mother of five children. Most of her children are married and are not dependent upon her. She has sold beans and sorghum for the past seven years. She has requested the loan to buy more beans to sell. She will reinvest the profits to make a better future for the business.
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.