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Greetings from Aminadab R. in Rwamagana, in the Eastern province! Aminadab is 26 years old, married with 2 children.

Aminadab started up a business in 2007. He runs a shop selling various kinds of shoes and women's clothes. He needs a loan of 500,000 Rwf, which will be used to expand his business. This loan will be repaid in 12 months on a monthly basis.

This entrepreneur believes that once he gets this loan, his shop will become bigger because he is planning to buy men’s clothes, which are more desirable in the market.

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
  • 10
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 562.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Aminadab to expand his business by beginning to sell men's clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010