Marie, 26, is married to a motorist and they have two children.
Marie owns a boutique and has been in the business for the past four years. With the loan, she wants to add more items such as sugar, salt, cooking oil and soap for sale.
Marie will use the profits from the business to provide food for the family.
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.