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Herman is 22 years old, is single, and still lives with his parents. He owns a small business selling various cosmetics products and this is his 5th year of successful operation. This business is profitable in his region because it is a big center where they need this kind of product.

Herman is organized as well as well-known. He employs one person in his business as a helper so that his business runs smoothly.

Herman is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand his business through purchasing new products such as foodstuffs and other products which are needed in his community. This loan is very important to him because he will be able to save money from selling more products and buy his own house.

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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
  • 36
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,303,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 574.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD