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Annonciatha is 39 years old, married and has one child who is 10 years old. She has made a living as a tailor for the last five years and makes clothing for both women and men who live in her area. She also makes school uniforms for young children. She works from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day, and also trains young men and women to become tailors so that they can have a marketable skill. She has applied for this loan to buy more sewing materials for his workshop.

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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
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Annonciatha to buy supplies for a tailor shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 4, 2011
Jan 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011