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Greetings from M. Angeline,

Angeline is a widow who is 43 years old and takes care of two children with the following years old: 16, and 19. Angeline has been selling charcoal for the past five years and She earns a monthly profit of 80,000 RWF by working from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Angeline is requesting her first loan of 500,000 RWF From Vision Finance Company s.a

With this requested loan, Angeline hopes to expand her business through purchasing more charcoal for sales.

Through accessing this new loan, believes to get more food for her family and paying school fees to her children.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan helps low-income entrepreneurs in Rwanda grow their businesses and, ultimately, to support their families. These loans typically serve very poor and rural clients and particularly women, who often lack access to the traditional collateral needed for a loan. VFC serves these entrepreneurs through both individual and group loans and provides them with financial education and tools for them to save money for the future. By supporting this loan, you are helping Rwandan entrepreneurs build the means to support their families and improve their lives.

About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)

Vision Finance Company, soon to be known as Vision Fund Rwanda (VFR), is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision and is one of the largest microfinance institutions serving rural underprivileged communities in Rwanda, many of which do not have access to formal financial services.

VFC serves people and communities that are economically productive but low-income, especially in very rural areas. This includes small business owners and salary earners who are looking for opportunities to provide better lives for their families and a promising future for their children.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 564.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Angeline charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2009
Aug 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010