Lucie is 36 years old with 3 children aged 6 to 12. She is married to a soldier. She sells clothes in a shop she has run for 1 year. Lucie would like a loan to buy more clothes to sell in her store. Any profits from the business will be used to pay school fees for her children. She dreams to run a prosperous store with a variety of clothing.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.