Hawa is 27 years old. She is married with one child who is 3.5 years old. Her husband sells truck tires. She sells clothes such as trousers and sweaters for both kids and adults. With the requested loan, she wants to buy more trousers and sweaters for resale. She plans to use the profits to reinvest into her 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.