Josiane is 30 years old. She has been a tailor for the past 10 years. She wants the loan to buy more fabrics to make clothes. She will use the profits for her savings. She is proud of being a tailor and she wants to make changes in her life, if she gets the loan, for a better future.
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.