Bonifilda, 39, has seven children who are ages 6-22; the eldest is adopted. She works together with her husband selling flowers. She has sold flowers for 11 years, and from that business she built a house and has payed her children’s school fees. She grows flowers and buys them as well. She is requesting a loan to buy and grow more flowers. With the profits she plans to pay her children’s school fees.
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.