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C9453 Abunzubumwe Group
In this Group: Joseline , Alphonsine , Eld, Chantal , Celestin, Annonciathat
Joseline is 28 years old, married and raising 3 children who are 2, 6, and 8 years. Joseline is the leader of a group called Abunzubumwe and this group is widely known in the business of selling agricultural products. They have been in this business for a long time and the business hours are from 8 am until 3 pm every day.

Joseline and her team need to request a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company. With this loan, Joseline and her team will expand their businesses through purchasing a large quantity of additional agricultural products which in turn will permit their sales as well as well as profits to rise. If successful, there is a hope that each member's living standard will improve and in addition to that, they will start saving for a better future.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of C9453 Abunzubumwe Group's $1,075 loan helped a member buying various agricultural products for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2010
Sep 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011