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Said N. is 35 years old, married with 4 children aged between 14 and 2 and 5 dependents.

Said has been in the business of shopping for a period of 15 years working 14 hours a day by employing 2 employees. Though that period, Said could not make enough profits. So in order to make more profits than before, Said is requesting his first loan from Vision Finance Company s.a for expanding his business through purchasing more shopping goods like 10 sacs of salt and sugar,12 carton of cooking oil etc

Through the use of this loan, Said hopes to get more profit and with that profit, he plans to pay school fees and get more food for his family.

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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
  • $15,272,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 568.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Saidi for purchasing more products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2009
Sep 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2010