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Greetings from C., a businessman in Kabuga Rwanda! C. is 28 years old and married with two children.

In 2006, C. started his small shop selling women's clothes. Besides operating his own shop, C. sells beans to a nearby secondary school. He employs two people to help him in his businesses. His working capital has grown up to $1500 in the last two years. He makes about $150 every month. The loan requested is 515,000 RWF. The loan will be used to increase his stock.

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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
  • 2
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,573,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 551.9
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Kabengera the loan will be used to increase his stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2008
Sep 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009