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Donathile is 38 years old and married with seven children. Donathile's husband does not have a job. That's why she has to work hard in order to get everything her family needs. Before starting her business, she was not able to get whatever she needed. Now that she is in the business, she is able. This is her 12th year successful in her business and the hours of her business are from 8 in the morning to 4 in the evening every day. In this business, Donathile employs two people from her community.

Donathile is now requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company for the purpose of purchasing more bales of clothes, which will allow her to earn more profits with large quantities of clothes to be sold.

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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
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 583.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Donathile to purchase bales of clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2010
Oct 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011