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Immaculee
Immaculee is 31 years old and married with three children aged between 2 and 8 years old. Her carpentry business is well organized and well known. Her business hours are from 7 am until 7 pm every day except on Sunday. She has seven years of experience and she currently employs four people to help her.

Immaculee has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to increase her business of carpentry by buying more wood to make goods such as chairs, doors and so on for sale. With any profits, Immaculee will reinvest in her business and save for the future.

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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
  • 37
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,198,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 590.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Immaculee to buy more wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 22, 2011
Listed
Aug 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012