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Providence N. was born in Rwanda. She has two children aged 2 and 6. She completed six years of secondary studies, and one of her children attends school.

She will use her loan to buy four sacks of cement, a truck load of rocks, two doors, a pipe to hook up the electricity, and the labor needed to renovate her house, which she plans to rent out. Her business growth strategy is to renovate her house to increase her rental income.

She wants to change her occupation to become self-employed, provide her children with an education, and ensure her family’s well-being.
Providence N. est née a Rwanda, et elle a 2 enfants entre 2 ans et 6 ans. Elle a fini 6 ans d’école post-primaire, et 1 de ses enfants va a l’école. Elle va utiliser son prêt pour l’achat de 4 sacs de ciments, un camion de pierre, 2 portes, un tuyau pour l’installation de l’électricité, et main d’œuvre pour renouveler sa maison, qu’elle va louer. Sa stratégie pour la croissance de l’affaire est de renouveler sa maison pour obtenir un revenu de la location de sa maison qui est plus élevé. Elle voudrait changer son métier pour travailler pour elle seule, scolariser ses enfants, et assurer le bien être de sa famille.

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About Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A.

Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A., is a for-profit microfinance institution founded in 2005 by the Rwandan NGO African Evangelist Enterprises-Rwanda and 61 individual shareholders, and has been a Kiva partner since June 2010. The mission of Amasezerano Community Bank (ACB) is to have a holistic, positive impact on the lives of poor people by providing quality financial services. ACB’s client base is composed primarily of farmers, small-business owners, women entrepreneurs and low-wage private-sector salaried workers. Credit offerings are tailored to meet client needs, and include group solidarity loans, agricultural loans, loans for women entrepreneurs, small-business loans, and loans for salaried workers. ACB also offers mobile money transfers, currency exchange and life insurance services to its borrowers.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Providence to buy four sacks of cement, a truck load of rocks, two doors, a pipe for the electricity hook-up, labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 1, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012