Illuminatha is 23 years old. She is married with one child, who is eight months old. Her husband is a welding man. Illuminatha alters clothing, therefore she wants a loan to buy a better machine to alter clothes. She has been in business for seven years. The profits will go towards her capital.
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.