A loan of $5,600 helped a member to buy more beans and rice to sell.


Ubwuzuzanye Group's story

Vestine is 43 years old and married with children. Her husband is a businessman. For the past ten years she has sold beans and rice.

Vestine is the leader for the group called Ubwuzuzanye, which in Kinyarwandan means “Togetherness.” Group members sell different items and own a variety of stores. She and her group have requested a 3,340,000 RWF loan from UOB.

In Vestine’s case, she will use her share of the loan to buy more beans and rice to sell. With the profits from her sales she will pay school fees for the children and put away some savings.

In this group: Ezekiel, Seth*, Clarisse, Alphonsine, Clementine, Antoinette, Marie, Odette*, Felicite, Vestine, Odette, Anathalie, Claudine, Olive, Josephine*, Christine, Triphonie*, Louise, Violette, Rose, Phenias, Veredianne
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