Vestine is 41 years old. She has seven children aged between 3 and 19 years, all of whom go to school. She has been in the business of making clothes since she began working as a tailor 11 years ago. With the loan, Vestine will buy fabrics from which she will make clothes to sell. She plans to use the profits to pay her children's school fees.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.