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Adidas is 32 years old and married with five children who are 5, 6, 10, 12, and 13 years old. Adidas sells a small quantity of goods in order to get her daily food. Those goods include water, tomato sauce, drinks, etc. Her shop is open from 9 am to 4 pm every day and she has about 10 years' experience in this line of work.

Adidas is now requesting a Kiva loan to purchase more goods for sale in her shop. With these additional goods, the sales and the customers will increase as well as the profits. These profits will be used in creating many sources of income as well as creating more jobs for the people from her community.

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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
  • 47
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,230,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 583.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Adidas buying more goods to sell in her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2010
Apr 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011