Victoire is 24 years old and is married with a five-month old child. Her husband is a businessman. For the past two years, Victoire has been selling shoes.
Victoire is requesting a loan to buy more shoes to sell. With the profits from her business, she plans to increase her 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.