Jerome is 40 years old. He is a father of one child, aged four. His wife works at the government institute.
Jerome sells bed sheets and has spent twelve years in the business. With the loan, he wants to buy more bed sheets to sell. He plans to use the profits for savings.
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.