Gilbert is a father of three children, aged between 6 and 11; all of them are enrolled in schools. He is a tailor and has been tailoring for the past five years. With the loan, he wants to buy more fabrics to use in his tailoring business. He plans to use the extra 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.