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Marie Claire
Greetings from Kigali-Rwanda. U. Marie claire is 40 years old, married, and has been a paint seller since 2004.

Marie claire is requesting her first loan from Vision Finance Company. With this loan, she plans to expand her business through purchasing more jerry cans of paint in order to earn more profits than before.

By earning more profit from the requested loan, Marie claire hopes to help people by creating jobs for them and to help her husband to build their own house.

Through accessing this new loan, Marie claire has hope for the future.

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
  • 64
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,230,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 563.8
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Marie Claire to purchase more jerry cans of paint.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2009
Aug 26, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010