Sall is 43 years old, married to a teacher, and has five children who attend school. She runs a salon business, which she has been doing for 15 years.
Sall is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy more salon products such as shampoo and hair conditioner. She says that the profits will be used to pay school fees for her children.
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.