Marceline is 25 years old. She has 2 children who are ages three and five years old. Marceline sells different kinds of clothes which include scuffs and children's clothes. She has been in this business for 3 years and this has enabled her build her own family house. Marceline is requesting a loan to buy more clothes and make more profits to expand her business. Marceline plans to buy a piece of land from the profits she hopes to make.
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.