Ezekiel is 81 years old. He is married with seven children. He owns a mini supermarket and has been in the business for two years. He would like to request the loan to buy more juice and mineral water to sell. He is very dedicated to making his business more prosperous. The profits from the business will be used to make more savings for the better future of the business. In the picture, his daughter is working in the business.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.