Prisca is 35 years old and married to a businessman who owns a hardware store. They have three children who are between six and thirteen years old. Prisca sells garments for both women and men, and she has been doing this business for 5 years. With the profits, she will pay school fees and provide food for the family. She dreams to become the sole manufacturer of garments in the future.
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.