Marceline is 30 years old. She is married with two children. The oldest is twelve years old, and the youngest is one year old. Her husband sells matresses.
Marceline has been in business herself for four years. She wants a loan to buy more clothes for resale. The profits will be used to grow her savings and pay school fees for her children.
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.