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Claudine
Claudine is 21 years old and is single. Her business is well-organized and is well known in this business of selling chickens. Her business hours are from 6am until 9pm every day. She has two years of experience and she currently employs three people to help her.

Claudine has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to increase her business by buying more chickens for resale. She will reinvest any profits in her business and save for her future. Claudine will also be able to buy more chicken feed.

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
  • 60
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,230,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 591.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Claudine to purchase more chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 24, 2011
Listed
Sep 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012