Emmanuel is the father of two children aged between five and eight, both of whom attend school. Emmanuel is 39 years old and married. He sells animals and with the loan, he wants to increase the volume of his sales by adding more rabbits, hens, roosters, and ducks for sale. The profits from the business will be used to make more savings for his business' expansion in the future.
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.