Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Alphonsine is 29 years old, and she is married with three children between 2 months and 9 years old. She has owned her small store selling spare parts for about three years. She opens her business from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day except Sunday.

Alphonsine has now requested a Kiva loan so that she can expand her store by stocking enough spare parts, and some other goods which seem to be in high demand in her business area. Alphonsine plans to start saving, as well as improving her family's situation. With any profits that she earns, she plans to reinvest in her business and to pay school fees for her children.

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
  • 1
    View loans »
    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,573,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD