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Agathe is 42 years old. She is married and has one child who is 13 years old. She has three years of experience selling small fish. Her business is open from 7am until 6pm every day.

Agathe needs her first loan from Vision Finance Company of 500,000 RWF. With this loan, she hopes to expand her business by purchasing more small fish in order to increase her sales. With the additional profits, she will be able to pay school fees for her child and save money 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
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,302,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD