Madalene is 35 years old. She has two children who are 2 ½ and 4 ½ years old. Her husband is a driver.
She sells food stuffs. She has done this business for one year and this business has enabled her meet her family needs.She wishes to start up a clothes business as well.
She is requesting a loan to buy clothes in addition to the food stuffs she sells.
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.