Viliginie, aged 41, is married and has three children aged between 7 and 10, all attending school. She has been selling foodstuffs for the past 20 years. The loan requested will be used to buy more beans to sell. Viliginie will use the profits from the business to pay the children's school fees and to make more savings.
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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.