Nadia is 29 years old; she has two children who are nine and six. They are both in school. Nadia's husband is a driver.
Nadia owns a general store in which she sells spices, candles, matches, soap and some foodstuffs such as Irish potatoes and sugar; she has had this business for two years. It has allowed her to pay school fees for her children and feed her family as well.
She is requesting a loan to buy more foodstuffs and make more profits. With the profits she plans to renovate her house.
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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.