Dinah, age 67, sells clothes to earn her living. She has requested a loan in order to buy trousers, dresses, and suits to offer for sale. She has been in this business for a period of 20 years.
She hopes to use the profits to build a house. In the future, she plans to set up a store where she can sell a variety of clothes.
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.