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Pelagie
Pelagie is 42, widowed, and does not have any children. She sells charcoal in Gikondo and has a well-organized shop. Pelagie has owned this business for a year, and manages two employees. Pelagie works from 7AM until 7PM every day of the week.

This is Pelagie's first loan, and she intends to use it to buy additional stocks of charcoal. If she realizes additional profits after this loan, Pelagie intends to put the money toward buying a bigger, more expensive house.

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
  • 58
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,325,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Pelagie to purchase additional stocks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 21, 2011
Listed
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011