Vestine is 30 years old. She has 5 children between 9 months and 8 years old. Two of them go to school. She has spent 4 years in the business of selling clothes and radios. The loan will be used to add more clothes and radios to her store. From the profits, she hopes to reinvest in the same business.
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.