Uwashiti is a mother of three children. She sells shoes and bed covers. She has been in the business for five years. Her husband works as a businessman.
She has requested a loan for adding more shoes and bed covers to sell. The profits from the business will be used for making 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.