Janviere is 26 years old, with one child of 8 months. She works together with her husband, and their business for the past seven years has been to sell spare parts.
With the loan, she would like to buy more spare parts for the bicycles and a few for motorbikes. The profits from the business will be used to reinvest in the same business.
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.