Patrick is 20 years old and single. He owns a small store where he sells cooking oil, sugar, and rice. He has been running this store for one year. He would like a loan to buy more goods to sell in his store. Patrick would like to use any profits from the business to start a banana plantation. He has a dream to own a car sometime in the future.
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.