Shabani is 40 years old. He has four children. His eldest is 15 years old while the youngest is 4 years old. Three are in school and the youngest is planning to begin school this year.
Shabani owns a shop in which he sells sugar, cooking oil and some food staffs. He has done this business for seven years.
With the help of his business,he was able to build a house. Shabani is requesting a loan to buy more food staffs so that he can make more profits and support his family.With the profits,Shabani wishes to expand her 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.