Gervais is aged 38. He is married with two children, aged 9 and 3 years old. Both of them go to school. His wife is an accountant at the petrol station. He has been a motorcycle driver for the past ten years.
With the loan, he would like to make reparation/spare parts for his motorcycle. The profit from the business will be used to renovate the house.
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.