Jean Marie Vianey is 40 years old. He has three children, aged between 9 and 15.
Jean Marie Vianey sells shoes, and he has been running his business for the past three years. He wants a loan to buy more used shoes for sale.
The profits from the business will be used to buy a motorbike, which Jean Marie Vianey will use as another source of income.
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.