UOB
  • 16.9 million
    42,412
    399.5
    10.5 million
    24.8 million
    165,170
Mission:
Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda, SA (UOB) is a licensed commercial bank headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda. Motivated by Jesus Christ’s call to serve those in need, the mission of UOB is to provide a ladder of opportunity to the under-privileged of Rwanda to attain spiritual and physical dignity ... Read more
Background and Main Challenges: 
UOB was created as a result of a merger in July 2007 between Urwego Community Banking, SA (Urwego), and Opportunity International Bank of Rwanda, SA (OIBR). Urwego was a leading microfinance Institution (MFI) in Rwanda founded by World Relief Rwanda in 1997 and from 2004 had been operating as ... Read more
Address: 
Plot 1230 Nyarugenge Avenue de la Paix P.O
Kigali
Box 748 Kigali
Rwanda
Phone: 
+250 252 500160 / +250 252 500169
Email: 
info [at] uob [dot] rw
Website: 
Main Funding Sources: 
Grants
Loans
Savings
Shareholder Capital
Products and Services: 
Loans
Voluntary Savings
Insurance
Funds Transfer Services
Training and Consulting
Services Provided: 
Full-scale Financial Services
Education
Looking for (Investment Types): 
Loans in Local Currency
Donations
Capacity Building Grants
Equity investments
Loans in US$
% Operations Comprised by MF: 
91 - 100
Date established: 
Jan 1 1997
FYE: 
31-Dec
Regulated: 
yes

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Partnerships

Current
Name Relationship
HOPE International Partner
Kiva Funding
Opportunity International Network Affiliation
UNCDF Funding
World Relief Network Affiliation

Related Organizations

Current
Name Relationship
Smart Campaign Endorsement

At a glance

  • Assets
  • Gross Loan Portfolio
  • Equity

Contacts

  • Daniel RYUMUGABE
    Director of Transformational Impact
    danielryu [at] uob [dot] rw
    +250 788309723
  • Jessica Igoma
    Treasurer
    jigoma [at] uob [dot] rw
    +25 0788517809
  • Kyle Morrison
    kmorrison [at] uob [dot] rw
  • Ross Nason
    COO
    ross [at] uob [dot] rw
    +250 252 500160 / +250 252 500169
  • Shilagh Kahonda
    CFO
    shilagh [at] uob [dot] rw
    252 500160 / +250 252 500169

References

Kristi Bertolet