Denis is single and has no children. He has a general store where he sells goods such as rice, sugar, and cooking oil. He has been selling these products for one year on a wholesale basis. This business has enabled him to meet the needs of his extended family. Denis needs a loan to be able to expand his business by buying more foodstuffs. With his profits he wishes to build a family house.
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.