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Antoinette
Antoinette is 41 years old and married with two children between the ages of 16 and 20 years old. Antoinette has a sewing business. Her business is well organized and clean. She works from 7am until 8pm every day and has eight years of experience.

Antoinette has requested a loan from Kiva lender Vision Finance Company in order to increase her business by buying more clothes for sewing. With the profit, she will be able to buy more food for her family and save money.

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
  • 48
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,329,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Antoinette to purchase more clothes for sewing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 15, 2011
Listed
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 18, 2012