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N. is 27 years old, single, and he sells a variety of goods in his shop. Those goods are rice, drinks, water, body lotions, soaps, etc. He has been in this business for about one year. N.’s shop is open from 6 am to 9 pm every day.

N. is now requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to satisfy the demand of his customers through purchasing a large quantity of foodstuffs like rice, beans, peas, wheat, Irish potatoes, etc. With these additional foodstuffs for sale, N. will hopefully earn more profits which in turn will allow him to start saving and reinvesting in some other sources of income in various business areas.

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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
  • 31
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,303,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 583.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD