Marie Claire, a hardworking 45-year-old mother, has seven children between the ages of 3 and 26, one of whom is married, while the rest are in school. Marie Claire's husband is a plumber and he works hand in hand with her to raise their children. Marie Claire sells meat, and with this loan she will buy more meat to sell, intending to expand her business to make more profits. Her dream is to support her children up to university level.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.