Simon is 48 years old. He is the father of three children between the ages of five and fifteen, all of whom attend school.
He has been in the business of selling fruits. He believes in his business and wants to further expand it by requesting a loan to add more oranges and mangoes to sell. The profits from the business will be used to pay school fees for his children.
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.