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Beatha is 36 years old and is married with one child who is 6 years old. Beatha is known in the business of selling new clothes, mainly clothes for children. She has been in this business for about twelve years and the hours of her business are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.

Beatha is now requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company for the purpose of expanding her business through adding a variety of styles such as men’s and women’s clothes. With this loan she has a vision of purchasing large bales for wholesaling and retailing at the same time so that her revenue can be much increased.

If successful, Beatha hopes to continue building a secure future for her family and, additionally, she will help the people from her community by creating jobs for them.

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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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 574.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Beatha to add a variety of styles such as men's and women's clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2010
Mar 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010