Venancie is 32 years old. She is married and has two children. She sells shoes and has been selling shoes for the past 15 years. With this loan, she wants to buy more shoes to sell. The profits from the business will be used to save as much as possible and to upgrade 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.