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Theopiste
Theopiste is 51 years old and married with six children. Theopiste sells potatoes. She has two years of experience in this work, and she currently employs six people to help her. She works from from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day of the week, except on Saturdays.

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

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About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)

Vision Finance Company (VFC) was Kiva's first partner in Rwanda. Established in 1999, VFC is an affiliate of World Vision International. Since its founding, VFC has been committed to alleviating poverty in Rwanda by ensuring that poor people have access to credit to support business initiatives that will improve their life circumstances.

VFC has a broad set of products and services, offering Community Banking services for self-selected groups of 10-30 borrowers, Solidarity Group services for more experienced groups of entrepreneurs, and Individual Loans for customers who already have a small established business. Vision Finance is also among the very few financial institutions targeting farmers and providing agricultural credit options in Rwanda, where access to credit is critical to the success of agricultural enterprises.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $11,850,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 602.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD