Francoise is 30 years old. She sells trousers and sweaters for kids. She has spent six years in this business. From the experience she has, she is capable of making her business more convenient to the customers by requesting a loan to buy more sweaters and trousers for kids. She plans to use the profits for expanding her volume 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.