Theogene is 38 years old. He is not married and he is hardworking. Theogene sells timber, and he has sold timber for 3 years. This business has enabled him look after his family. He is requesting a loan to buy more timber and hence make more profits. He plans make savings and later on purchase cattle for sale.
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.