Total loan: $525


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KARONGI, Western Province, Rwanda / Services

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A loan helped to purchase more raw materials for her tailoring shop.

Vestine's story

Vestine is an entrepreneur operating in the host community of the Kiziba refugee camp in Rwanda. She is also a mother of three children. She owns a tailoring business and also sells curtains and other cloth materials. She started the business in 2012 with two sewing machines, but today she has seven sewing machines and two permanent employees. Her business has grown drastically and the business is known to be the best tailoring shop in the community.

Vestine also offers sewing training. She teaches two classes per week and the students use the machines in the tailoring shop. Vestine's business is growing day by day and she is excited to see it grow even more. A loan to Vestine will enable her to purchase raw materials such as fabrics so that she can keep providing quality products to her clients.