Faustin is 37 years old. He is married with three children aged between 3 and 11. Two of them attend school. Faustin owns a convenience store which he has been running for the past four years. With the loan, he will buy more rice, sugar, cooking oil, and other food items for sale. He plans to use the profits to reinvest in the business.
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.