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Jacqueline
Jacqueline is 47 years old. She is married and has four children between the ages of 10 and 16 years. Her business is well-organized. She sells charcoal and works from 6am until 7pm every day. Jacqueline employs three people to help her. She has three years of experience in her businesss.

Jacqueline has requested a loan from Kiva partner Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business by buying more sacks of charcoal to sell. With this profit from the loan, Jacqueline will be able to buy more food for her family and to 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
  • 59
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,325,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Jacqueline buy charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 21, 2011
Listed
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 18, 2012