Solange is 34 years old. She works as a tailor and has been a tailor for 10 years. She is very appreciative of her business because has managed to provide for all the basic needs of her family. She wants this loan to inject into her sewing business by buying more fabric to make clothes. The profits from the business will be used to provide food for her family.
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.