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Pascasie was born in 1979. She is married with two children. The first-born child is seven years old and the last is three years old. Pascasie owns a small business selling green potatoes in the Musanze market. In the picture of Pascasie, you will find someone appearing behind her. That is a buyer of her green potatoes. Pascasie’s business is well organized. She employs one person as a helper so that her business runs well. This business has been chosen by her to serve her neighbors who are the first consumers of those kinds of products.

Pascasie is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business by adding new products such as rice, salt, sugar and other foodstuffs needed by her customers. This loan will allow her to attract new clients, which in turn will help her to obtain more profits. With the extra money, Pascasie will try to save money for the future

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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 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
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 581.9
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Pascasie to buy new products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010