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Rose is 36 years old and married with two children: the first one is 5 years old and the last one is 3 years old. Rose runs a business as does her husband. Rose sells clothes in Kigali city. Rose is seasoned in her business with 10 years of experience. The hours of her shop are from 8 in the morning to 7 in the evening, every day except on Saturday.

Rose is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company to purchase various styles of clothes. With this loan, Rose will be able to satisfy her customers.

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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
  • 31
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,326,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 589.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD