Jacqueline is 42 years old and has three children between the ages of three and thirteen. The eldest two children are in school. Jacqueline's husband is a technician at RwandaTech.
Jacqueline rents out traditional wedding clothes. She has been running this business for the last two years. She needs a loan to buy more traditional clothes for rental. Jacqueline will use the profits to continue to expand her business and begin selling decorations for weddings and events.
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.