Consolee is 28 years old, married, and has one child who is three years old. Consolee sells clothes for a living. She has been in this business for the past five years. Her husband is a motorcycle taxi driver.
Consolee will use this loan to purchase more women's clothes to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Consolee plans to renovate and expand her current house. She dreams of importing the clothes herself in order to make more profits.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.