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Regine is 32 years old and is married. She has six children, aged between 12 months and 10 years old. Regine sells second hand such as: women`s clothes, men`s clothes and childrens' clothes. Her business is well-organized. She has 6 years experience in her business and she starts her work from 7am until 6pm every day. Regine is currently employs one person to help her.

She has requested a loan from Kiva lender via vision finance company in order to expand her clothes business by purchasing different clothes to sell like: women`s clothes, men`s clothes and childrens' clothes for improving her business. With this profit, Regine will reinvest in her business, to pay school fees for her children and to save for her future.

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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
  • 2
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,557,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Regine to purchase more second hand such as: women's clothes, men's clothes and children's clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2011
May 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012