Vestine is married with one child who is three years old. Her husband works at a storage warehouse. She sells used clothes in a store that she has been running for seven years. She would like a loan in order to increase her inventory of clothes.
Vestine will use the profits to support her family and reinvest in her business. Her dream for her business is to have a prosperous clothing store with many choices for her customers.
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.