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Leocadie was born in 1961 and has no children. Her husband helps her – both in the development of their family and in their business. Leocadie is able to meet all the basic needs of her family, thanks to her business. She owns a business selling beef. Leocadie is seasoned in this field with 15 year of experience. Leocadie is an important person simply because she is able to employ two people from her community. The hours of her business are from 8 in the morning to 5 in the evening, every day.

Leocadie is requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company which will allow her to satisfy her customers through the purchase of cows enough for her customers. With some extra money, Leocadie hopes to buy a car.

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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
  • 3
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 581.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Leocadie to expanding her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011