Providance is 44 years old. She sells different types of home goods and clothes. She is married to a driver. They have 6 children and all of them go to school. She has requested the loan to add more items such as curtains, mattress covers, and bed sheets. The profits from the business will be used to make more savings. She wants to see her business prosper in the 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.