Daniel is 25 years old. He has been in business selling foodstuffs for one year. He has requested a loan for adding more sweet potatoes and cassava to the produce he has for sale. The profits from the business will be used as his source of income for the next academic year, because he wants to resume his studies.
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.