Julienne is 31 years old. She works as a tailor and has been in the business for the past three years.
With the loan, she would like to buy more fabrics from which she can make clothes which she will sell to make more income. As a tailor she believes the profits from the business will be used to reinvest in the same business to expand it and get more returns in the future.
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.