Innocent is aged 25, and is single. He owns a boutique which he has been running for five years. With the loan he will add new items to the boutique such as cooking oil, soap, salt, rice and sugar. He plans to build a house from the profits he expects to obtain.
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.