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Greetings from Bonaventure N. from Nyarugenge! Bonaventure is requesting his first loan from Vision Finance Company so that he may buy another motorcycle taxi. He started this work in 1999. He works every day from 7:00am to 8:00pm and earns a monthly profit of approximately US $220. He is hoping that this loan will enable him to increase his profit so that he may build a house and more easily pay school fees for his dependent child.

Bonaventure is 33 years old, single, and takes care of an orphaned 8-year-old child. He is requesting a loan of 500,000 Rwandan Francs to be paid back over 8 months.

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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
  • 38
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $16,926,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 567.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Bonaventure to buy another motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2009
Apr 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010