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Chantal
Chantal is 31 years old and is a married with four children aged between 3 and 10 years old. She purchases and sells beans. She has been in this business for three years, and she currently employs two people to help her.

Chantal has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy a large quantities of beans for resale. With any profits, she will be able to save for her future, and she will be able to pay school fees for her children.

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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
  • 48
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,329,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 602.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,000 helped Chantal to buy a large quantities of beans for resale.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2012
Listed
Jul 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2015