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Abdoul is 38 years, married, and has 5 children aged between 5 and 12 years old. He lives in Gasabo, not far from the center of Kigali. Abdoul has been a proven entrepreneur selling a variety of goods in his retail general store located in his area of residence. He employs two people from his community and the business working hours are from 6 AM to 9 PM every day except Sunday.

Abdoul’s general store is currently facing an increased demand of some products. Therefore, he is requesting his first loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company so as to expand his business through purchasing more products that are in high demand. The products to be purchased include cosmetic goods, toilet soaps, toothpastes, cooking oil, and many others.

Abdoul expects to satisfy the growing number of customers who demand his products a lot as well as earning more profits than before. Abdoul will also increase his savings for future financial stability and continue taking good care of his wife and children.

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 VisionFund Rwanda

VisionFund 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.

VFR 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
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 566.9
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Abdoul to increase store inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010