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Jacqueline is 46 years old and is married with three children aged between 3 and 12 years of age. Her business is well-organized. She sells various goods such as soap, peanuts, beans, etc. Jacqueline has six years' experience and she currently employs four people to help her. She is working from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. every day.

Jacqueline has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to increase her stock by purchasing various goods such as soap, peanuts, beans, rice, salt, drinks, etc. to sell. With these profits, Jacqueline will reinvest in her business and save for her children's school fees.

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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
  • 39
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jacqueline to purchase goods such as soap, peanuts, beans, etc. to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 16, 2011
Jul 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012