Metropol was established in Kenya in 1996 as a business Information and credit management company and has now come to Uganda to carry on the same business. Metropol has been licensed by the Central Bank of Uganda to provide Credit Reference Bureau Services in Uganda. Metropol services leverage full-file credit information sharing and alternative data sources from MFIs, SACCOs, HELB, Utilities, Mobile phone companies and providers of goods and services on credit to help customers improve their access to finance and increase the credit providers’ capacity to lend profitably to more customers.
Metropol supports Credit providers in managing Credit Risk throughout the credit life cycle in order to increase efficiency and lower risk of default and thus maximize profit. At the same time, Metropol provides the credit consumer with tools that will help negotiate favorable terms when applying and managing their credit.