A loan of $1,550 helps to buy sugar, salt, and beans.


Rachel's story

Rachel is an entrepreneur, who owns a shop in her community. She is 52 years old and married with four children aged between 14 and 32 years. Rachel is requesting a loan to increase her business and meet the demands of customers in her community.

Rachel will use the loan to buy sugar, salt, and beans. With the profits from the sales, she would like to expand her business and increase her savings.

Rachel is thankful to the lenders for their support,


This loan is special because:

It provides training, savings accounts and loans to Rwandan entrepreneurs unserved by the formal banking sector.

Rachel Lewis, Kiva staff

Rachel Lewis
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.