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Anastasie is 26 years old and is single. He is a carpenter and sells products such as tables, chairs, windows, and doors. His business is well organized. He works from 7 am until 5 pm every day and has five years of experience in this business. Anastasie employs five people to help him.

Anastasie has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase more wood to build more tables, chairs, windows, doors, and so on. With the profits from this loan, Anastasie will buy his own house and save for his future.

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
  • 4
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,509,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 596.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Anastasie to purchase more wood for his carpentry business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2011
Dec 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2012