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Josiane is 29 years old. She is married with four children between the ages of one and nine. She owns a business selling bananas and onions. Her business is open from 7am until 8pm every day. She has four years of experience in this business and she is currently employs one person to help her.

Josiane has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company for the purpose of increasing her business by purchasing more bananas and onions to satisfy her customers. With any profits, she will pay school fees for her children and save for her future.

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About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)

Vision Finance Company (VFC) was Kiva's first partner in Rwanda. Established in 1999, VFC is an affiliate of World Vision International. Since its founding, VFC has been committed to alleviating poverty in Rwanda by ensuring that poor people have access to credit to support business initiatives that will improve their life circumstances.

VFC has a broad set of products and services, offering Community Banking services for self-selected groups of 10-30 borrowers, Solidarity Group services for more experienced groups of entrepreneurs, and Individual Loans for customers who already have a small established business. Vision Finance is also among the very few financial institutions targeting farmers and providing agricultural credit options in Rwanda, where access to credit is critical to the success of agricultural enterprises.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 27
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,367,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD