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Angelique was born in 1978 and is married with 3 children aged between 6 and 12 years. Angelique’s husband is a driver and they both work hard for their family. Angelique takes care of one dependent who is 21 years. She has a small restaurant business. Her business is well organized and known in the area where she resides; her business is profitable and that is the reason why it was chosen by her. Angelique in these days employs 12 people from her community.

Angelique is now requesting her second loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business through purchasing more foodstuffs which will allow her to satisfy the demand of her customers. This loan will help Angelique to sell large quantities and good quality food which is one of the ways of earning more profit. With the extra money, Angelique expects to save for her 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 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
  • 581.1
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Angelique expanding her restaurant business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011