Roda owns a beauty salon. She is 48 years old, married and has three children. Her husband is a businessman.
Roda has been working in the beauty salon for thirteen years. She has requested this loan to buy more hair products, hair relaxer, and salon mirrors.
She hopes to use the new profits from her business to have an extra big salon for more customers.
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.