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Odile
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.

Additional Information

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
  • 59
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,272,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 581.1
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Odile expanding her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 25, 2010
Listed
Jun 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2011