Julienne is 25 years old and has 3 children who range from the age of 2-12 years. All of the children are in school apart from the youngest. Her husband is a businessman.
Julienne has a shop which contains sugar, Vaseline, salt, etc. She has done this business for 12 years and she aims to have a wholesale shop. She is requesting a loan to increase the number of items she sells in her store.
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.