Bernadette is a hardworking mother of three children with ages that range from 1 week to 12 years. All her children are in school apart from the youngest. Her husband grows a few crops and buys and sells various items.
Bernadette has a shop with various household products, such as saucepans, sugar, flasks, snacks, etc. She hopes to buy more household items to sell with her loan. Her shop is in the center of their village and that is why she has a large clientele.
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.