Aimee Claire is 28 years old. She is married and has four children who are between five and nine years old. All of her children go to school. Aimee Claire works together with her husband in her shop that sells different items, such as beauty soap, cooking oil, hair conditioner and much more. She has had this business for five years.
Aimee Claire is requesting a loan to add more merchandise to her shop inventory. With the profit from her loan, she hopes to provide food for her family, pay school fees for her children, and be able to save money. In the future, Aimee Claire would like to own a larger shop and become a wholesaler.
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.