Apolline is 49 years old and is a widow. She has 4 children, ages 16 to 30.
Apolline sells used clothes in a store she has run for 4 years. She would like a loan to buy more clothes to sell. She will use the profits to make renovations on her house and provide food for her family. She would like to continue to buy clothes in bulk and sell them for a profit.
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.