Marie Costa is 33 years old and is married with a one-year-old child. Her husband sells cloth, while she has been in business for three years selling food such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, sugar, banana and soap. She would like to take out a loan to buy more of these goods to sell. With the profits she will build a house.
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.