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Marie Goreth
Marie Goreth was born in 1975. She is married and has two children, the one was born in 1998, and the last one in 2004. Marie Goreth and her family live in the Gisozi, a region of Gasabo district, one of the districts of Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. Marie Goreth owns a small shop where she sells foodstuffs such as rice, con flour, beans, sugar and some cakes usually bought by children. The business hours are from early in the morning until late in the evening hours every day except Sunday.

Marie Goreth is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company to purchase a large quantity of foodstuffs so that she can satisfy the demand of her customers. Marie Goreth with these additional purchased foodstuffs for sale, she hopes to earn more profits which in turn will be used to reinvest in her business as well as taking care of her 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
  • 54
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,328,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 573.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Marie Goreth purchasing more foodstuffs and cakes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2010
Feb 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2010