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Immaculee
Immaculee is 29 years old and is married with two children between the ages of five and seven. She owns a business selling various goods such as lotions, soap, biscuits, etc. She has one year of experience in this business, and she works from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. every day except Saturday.

Immaculee has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy various goods such as lotions, soap, biscuits, etc. to resell. With any profits, she will be able to save for her future, reinvest in her business and pay her children's school fees.

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
  • 58
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,325,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 625.4
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Immaculee to buy various goods such as lotions, soap, biscuits, etc. for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 12, 2012
Listed
Oct 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 11, 2013