Francoise is 28 years old. She owns a salon and has been running the business for five years. She is married to a businessman and they have two children.
She would like a loan to buy shampoo, and other different products for use in the salon. With the profits from the business, Francoise wants to make more savings.
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.