Samuel is a 28-year-old Rwandan entrepreneur who is divorced with two children ages three and six.
For the past 10 years, he has been running a business selling a variety of goods such as sandals, mirrors, sugar, and salt.
He needs a loan in order to purchase more of these goods and continue to meet the demands of his customers.
He plans to use the future profits to build a small business house and to save for his and his children’s futures.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.