Swayibu is 25 years old he has five children who are between the ages of 9 and 23 years old. They are all in school.
Swayibu sells food such as sugar, rice and cooking oil. He has done this business for five years. He is requesting a loan to buy more food such as rice, sugar, cooking oil, etc. With the profits he plans to buy more food and make more profits with which he plans to buy a piece of land.
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.