Djawa is 34 years old, married, and has four children between the ages of 9 and 17. All of her children are in school. Her husband is a motorcycle taxi driver.
Djawa has been selling used clothing for twelve years, and recently her business has allowed her to buy a motorcycle for herself. She plans to use the profits gained from this loan to expand her business.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.