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Fortunee
Fortunee is 28 years old and is married with one child, who is three years old. No one else works in her family. Fortunee's store is open from 5am until 8pm and she has a clean and well-stocked store selling local traditional beer. She has been in this business for four years.

Fortunee has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to grow her business. Fortunee will hopefully earn more profits, which in turn will allow her to reinvest in her business so that her revenue can keep growing. If successful, Fortunee will continue taking care of her children by providing more food for them as well as building a secure future for them.

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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
  • 32
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $14,314,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD