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Josee was born in 1963 and is married. Josee is a farmer and a woman who is serious, because she has a big place where she can work. Josee has 10 years of experience in agriculture and livestock. She employs two people full time for her business.

Josee is requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company to buy more cows so she can expand her business by employing more people. Once she is able to do this, Josee will be able to earn more profit from her daily activities.

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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
  • 40
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,275,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 581.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Josee expanding her business of agriculture and livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 4, 2010
Jun 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011