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Aimee is 34 years old. She is married and has 3 children. Her eldest child is 7 years old, the next is 4 years, and the last one is 7 months of age. Aimee's husband works in a beauty salon.

Aimee owns a business selling food. Her business is profitable. She has four years of experience. She works from 6 in the morning to 5 in the evening every day except Saturday.

Aimee is now requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company to expand her business by purchasing more food. With her business expansion, Aimee will be able to change her life conditions and provide the necessities for her family.

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
  • 27
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,266,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Aimee expanding her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2010
Sep 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011