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Chantal
Chantal is 28 years old, married and has two children who are six and eight years old. For the last year she has made a living by selling eggs, working from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. She has applied for this loan from Kiva and the Vision Finance Company to expand her business and acquire more customers. She plans to keep reinvesting in her business to build a secure future for her family.

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
  • 50
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,329,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Chantal to buy more eggs to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 17, 2010
Listed
Jan 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011