Dancille is 39 years old. She has two children who are ages 15 and 17. They are both in school.
She owns a general store in which she sells food such as green bananas and Irish potatoes (packed in the sacks behind her in the photo). She has done this business for seven years.
She is requesting a loan to buy more food in order to make more profits. With the profits she hopes to make she plans to build her own family house.
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.