Clementine is 30 years old. She has three children who are 3 to 10 years old. They are all in school and her husband is a driver.
Clementine sells second-hand clothes and she has been selling these clothes for the past 16 years. This business has enabled her to make some savings and pay school fees for their children.
She needs a loan to buy a variety of clothes in order to make more profits. With the profits she plans to accumulate savings.
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.