Aloise is a 45-year-old Rwandan entrepreneur with three children between the ages of 15 and 22, all of whom are in school. Her husband owns a general store and she sells fruits.
She has been running this business for the past 18 years, and requires this loan so she can purchase 300 kg of tree tomatoes, 100 kg of oranges, and 500 kg of tangerines. She plans to save future profits so she can continue to provide for her family.
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.