Callixte is 30 years old with three children between the ages of 3 and 7. He sells different items in his store which he has run for five years. He would like a loan to buy rice, maize flour, beans, potatoes, cooking oil, and sugar to sell in his store. Callixte would like to use any profits to create savings and provide for his family. He would love to own a warehouse for his inventory in the future.
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.