Marie Jeanne is 34 years old. She is married and has four children between the ages of 8 and 15 years. All of her children are in school and she is doing well with her family.
Marie Jeanne sells used clothes, including men's shirts, and bedsheets. She has been in this business for 14 years. She is requesting for a loan to buy more clothes. Her dream is to make enough profit that she can buy a house of her own.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) is a Rwandan bank specializing in microfinance. It offers credit products to individuals and groups interested in starting or expanding their businesses. It also offers training in business development, financial literacy and health management. Given that approximately 90% of the Rwandan population is directly or indirectly related to the agricultural sector, Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to support UOB’s agricultural loan products, which are vital to the clients living in remote areas.