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Theoneste is 33 years old and is married with two children aged between seven and eleven. He has a mill for getting more products such as: sorghum, rice and maize. He employs two people to help him. Theoneste has an experience of five years in this business. The hours of his business are from 7am to 4pm every day.

Theoneste has requested a loan to buy another new mill. With this expansion, he hopes to earn more profits and he will be able to renovate his house.

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
  • 48
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,405,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 594.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Theoneste to purchase another mill.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2010
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011