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Xaverine is 55 years old. She is married and has four children between the ages of 15 and 29. She also cares for two orphans.

Xaverine has worked very hard in her restaurant and has grown her business over the last ten years. She now employs 5 staff members. Xaverine sells a variety of typical Rwandan food in her restaurant.

Xaverine has requested a loan to buy more foodstuffs for her restaurant and more supplies such as plates, spoons, and other items to help expand her business.

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
  • 14
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 588.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Xaverine to buy foodstuffs and supplies for restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011