Helene is 36 years, with 6 children who are between 3 and 14 years. She married to a commissioner. She sells clothes and she has been in the business for 2 years. She wants to add more bitenge (type of fabrics for ladies) clothes in her business with the loans she hopes to get. With the profits from the business, she expects to buy her own residential house.
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.