Jeanette is 49 years old and is a widow with five children age 9 to 25. All of them are currently in school.
She sells used clothes in a store she has been running for 15 years.
Jeanette would like a loan to increase her inventory of used clothes. She will use any profits to pay school fees for her children and create a savings for her future.
She would eventually like to become a wholesaler of used clothes.
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.