Hassin is a married woman and has four children who are between 5 and 15 years old. One of her children is in the secondary school while the rest are still in primary school. Her husband is an agricultural officer in the district.
Hassin trades in peas, wheat, beans and soybeans. She plans to use the loan to increase her inventory of grains and vegetables so that she can meet the demands of her clients. With the help of her husband and this loan, she intends to at least buy and sell one ton of food products per month.
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.