Rose is 23 years old, married and has two children who are ten months and five years old. Her older child goes to school, while she has earned a living for the last five years by selling hand bags. She has requested a loan to buy more hand bags to sell. With the profits made possible by this loan, she will pay for her older child's tuition.
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.