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Marc is 41 years old, married with three children who are 6, 12 and 14 years old. Marc is commonly known in the business of raising cows and it is through his livestock that he gets milk for sale. Marc has been in this business for about 10 years.

Marc needs to request a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company s.a. With this loan, Marc will buy more cows which will allow him to get enough milk for sale. Once the sale of milk increases, the profits will increase and when the profits increase, he will create some other sources of income as well as jobs for the people from his community and in addition to that, he will continue taking care of his family.

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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
  • 46
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,405,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 578.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Marc buying more cows to raise and getting milk for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011