Anges is 54 years old. She has six children, ages 17 to 31 years old. They are all in school apart from the eldest.
Anges is a widow and she has overcome many challenges while raising her children.
She sells different kinds of bags, most especially women's bags, and she has done this business for many years. This business has enabled her feed her family and meet all her children's needs.
Anges is requesting a loan to buy more bags and hence make more profits.
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.