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Renathe
Renathe is 36 years old and married with five children. She earns a living by selling vegetables, cooking oil, and so on. She has had three successful years in business. Her business is well-organized and she operates it from 7 a.m until 8 p.m every day. She employs one person to help her.

Renathe has requested a loan in order to expand her business by buying more cassava, Irish potatoes, vegetables and cooking oil to sell. By adding more products and workers, she hopes to earn more profit. With this profit, she will save for her family and reinvest in her business.

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
  • 49
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,230,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Renathe to purchase more cassava, potatoes, cooking oil, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2011
Listed
Aug 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012