Valentine is 36 years old. She is married with four children between the ages of 4 and 17. Her husband is a pastor. She has been in business for four years. She wants a loan to buy more pants, sweaters, and skirts for sale. The profits from the business will assist her in building a house.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.