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Vestine
VESTINE is 30 years old and married with one children who is five years old. He has been selling clothes and umbrellas for ten years and works every day from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. He employs two people to help him.

VESTINE has requested a loan from Kiva field partner Vision Finance Company in order to expand his business by buying more clothes and umbrella to sell. He plans to reinvest in his business and save money for his future.

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
  • 629.1
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Vestine to purchase more bedspreads to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 8, 2012
Listed
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 30, 2013