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C5608 Inyenyeri Group
In this Group: Emmanuel, Angelique, Cyliaque, Felicite
The Inyenyeri Group is made up of four members and their leader is Emmanuel. He is 23 years old and single. Emmanuel owns a boutique in the Kabuga district of Rwanda. The store is open from 6 am until 8 pm every day. Emmanuel has five years' experience in this business. He has one employee and his store is well organized, clean and well known in his area. He is a jovial and hardworking man. With this loan, Emmanuel will purchase more food products and a fridge. Emmanuel hopes to renovate his house and provide food for his family with profits from the business.

This is the Inyenyeri Group's first loan from Kiva, requested through Vision Finance Company, and they will use it to purchase more products for their boutiques.

Additional Information

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.

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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,391,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD