Agiradence, 65 years old, is married with three children aged between 35 and 52. All of them completed their studies. She has been selling foodstuffs, and with the loan; she would like to buy more beans, sorghum, maize flour and salt. The profit from the business will be used to become a supplier.
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.