Pascasie is 32 years old. She is married with four children aged between two and six. None of them goes to school. She has been selling animals for the previous six years and has been successful in her business. She has requested the loan to expand and buy more animals such as cows for resale. The profits from the business will be used to make more savings for a better future.
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.