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J. was born in 1978 and is single. J. lives with his parents and that means that he has to participate in supporting his family, providing for all the needs in his family. J. has been a businessman since 2004. J. owns a business selling phones in Kigali city. This business is profitable and organized but he is not able to satisfy his customers' needs.

J. is now requesting a Kiva loan for the purpose of expanding his business so that he can satisfy his customers which can help him to attract more of them. With this loan, J. will be able to sort out his problems through the profits.

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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
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Ntirandekura expanding his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011