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Immaculee, 42 years old, is married and has two children, 2 and 20 years old. She also takes care of five children. Immaculee sells vegetables such as eggplant, tomatoes and onions. Her business is well-organized and operates from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. every day. Immaculee has 6 years of experience.

Immaculee has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase more vegetables. With this profit, she will reinvest in her business and will be able to build a house.

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
  • 13
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Immaculee to purchase more vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2011
Jul 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012