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Innocent
Innocent was born in 1969. He is married with six children between 8 and 15 years old. Innocent has a business supplying water in his region. This business is very profitable simply because his community needs this service a lot. Innocent employs six people in his business as helpers. Innocent is a young entrepreneur. He has three years of experience supplying water. The hours of his service are from 5 in the morning to 6 in the evening, every day except Saturday and Sunday.

Innocent is requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to be a good supplier by purchasing some equipment used to supply water, like a tank that can be used to keep a lot of water. With this equipment, Innocent will be able to serve more customers at a time, which in turn, will allow him to obtain more profit.

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

Vision Finance Company (VFC) was Kiva's first partner in Rwanda. Established in 1999, VFC is an affiliate of World Vision International. Since its founding, VFC has been committed to alleviating poverty in Rwanda by ensuring that poor people have access to credit to support business initiatives that will improve their life circumstances.

VFC has a broad set of products and services, offering Community Banking services for self-selected groups of 10-30 borrowers, Solidarity Group services for more experienced groups of entrepreneurs, and Individual Loans for customers who already have a small established business. Vision Finance is also among the very few financial institutions targeting farmers and providing agricultural credit options in Rwanda, where access to credit is critical to the success of agricultural enterprises.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,777,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 581.9
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD