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Odile is 29 years old and single. Odile lives with her parents and some of her family members work. Odile has chosen as her business selling various products such as : cooking oil, tomatoes, juice, biscuits and so on. Odile has an experience of one year in her business and she employs one person from her community as a helper so that her business runs well. The hours of her business are from 7 in the morning to 9 in the evening every day.

Odile is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision finance Company for the purpose of growing her business through purchasing more products. This expansion will allow her to earn more profit which will help her to change her living conditions.

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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
  • 94
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,450,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 581.1
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD