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Greetings from Kalisa G. in the Northern province of Rwanda! Kalisa, 44 years old and married with four children, has owned a butcher shop located in the Ruhengeri Market for the past 10 years. He began this business when he returned to Rwanda from Democratic Republic of Congo after the Genocide of 1994.

Kalisa is requesting a loan to increase his working capital and offer better service to his customers. This loan will be repaid in eight months

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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
  • 38
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,303,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 554.8
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD