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Greetings from Virginie M. in Kicukiro district, Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda! Virginie is a widow of 55 years old with 4 children and raising 1 orphan.

This entrepreneur sells milk but her day starts as early as 5 am when she has to go board a taxi to go to buy milk for her clients. She transports it on a rental truck to her business area.

Virginie is requesting a loan worth 515 000 Rwf to buy more material such as a refrigerator, chairs and also to increase the quantity of milk she can buy. This loan will be repaid in 8 months on a monthly basis.

This entrepreneur appreciates the service given to her by Vision Finance Company s.a and she is ready to use the loan successfully and repay it according to VFC credit policies.

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
  • 2
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,557,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 574.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Virginie increase the quantity of milk she can buy and outfit her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009