Florence is 38 years old. She has 5 children who are between 2 and 13 years old and all are in school. Florence is married to a welder.She is a tailor and she does tailoring in a room in which she sells sugar salt and other items.She has been selling sugar,soap(blue)etc, for 2 years as you can see from her photo back ground.Together with her tailoring business she affords to pay school fees for her children. She is requesting a loan to buy more sugar and some welding equipment for her husband.
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.