Elina is 33 years old and is married to a driver who works for a tour company called Volcano. She has three children aged between 8 and 14 years.
Elina sells carrots, onions, and cabbages and has been doing this for twelve years. She intends to use the loan to invest in her business and increase her scale of operations.
If all goes well with her business, Elina has a vision of buying a small secondhand car to facilitate the transportation of her products from farmers to her selling point.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.