Innocent is 31 years old. He is single. Innocent sells a variety of items such as utensils and glasses in his shop, and has spent 2 years in this business. With this loan he will buy more utensils to sell. With the profit from the business he will increase the volume of his business. His business is successful because he provides good customer service. In the future, he would like to be a wholesale supplier for other dealers of utensils and glasses.
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.