Jeannette is 38 years old. She is a widow with three children who has earned a living for the past seven years by selling various food items. She earns enough money to provide food for her family, and is requesting a loan to increase her profits by buying more sugar, rice and cooking oil to sell to her customers. She will use the additional income she earns to make her business more profitable.
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.