Marie Grace is aged 31. She is a mother of three children who are in the range of 4 and 9 years old. She has been selling bed sheets for the past 8 years. With this loan, she will buy more bed sheets to sell. She plans to use the profits to make more accumulation of savings.
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.