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Anne
Anne was born in 1964 and is married with three children: the first one is 13; the next is 15; and the last one is 19.

Anne is the businesswoman in the family and there is no one else in the family who makes money. For that reason, she has to work hard so that she provides all the basic needs of her family.

Anne owns a business selling small fish and she said that this business is profitable. She is seasoned in her business, obviously, because she has an experience of eight years. She employs two people from her community as helpers so that her business runs well.

Anne is now requesting Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company for the purpose of growing her business through purchasing more sacks of small fish. With the loan, Anne will be able to satisfy her customers, which is the best way of earning enough profits to use in her business and in her family as well.

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
  • 53
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,328,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 587.4
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Anne to invest in expanding her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 23, 2010
Listed
Aug 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011