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Florence
Florence is 37 years old and is married with four children between the ages 1 and 7 years old. Florence earns a living by sewing different styles of clothes. This is her third successful year in this business. Her business is well-organized. She operates her business from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. every day and she employs one person to help her.

Florence needs to request a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company to buy more cloth for sewing. By expanding her business and adding more equipment and workers, Florence hopes to earn more profits, and she will save for her future.

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
  • 59
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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 $850 helped Florence to buy more cloth for sewing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 21, 2011
Listed
Apr 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011