Celine is 26 years old. She is a widow with 3 children who are between the ages of five years and 6 months old. None of her children attend school yet. She has been running the business of selling shoes for the past 4 years. She wants the loan to buy more shoes to sell.
Saving money and providing food for the family will be the primary activity from the profit Celine expects from her business. She would like to become a wholesaler in the future.
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.