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Greetings from Annonciate M. in Kicukiro district, Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda! Annonciate is 29 years old and still single.

This entrepreneur owns a tailor workshop where she makes various women's clothes for people in the area. She also makes school uniforms for primary students. She has 5 sewing machines and employs 2 people in the workshop. She earns about US$ 210 from the sewing workshop.

Annonciate is requesting a loan worth 500 000 Frws to buy more sewing materials for her workshop. This loan will be repaid in 8 months on a monthly basis.

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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
  • 17
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,715,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 574.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Annonciate buying more sewing materials for her workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009