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Total loan: $1,700
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C8041 Abifatanyije Group

Rwanda
Rwanda / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $1,700 helped a member to purchase more charcoal to sell.


C8041 Abifatanyije Group's story

Vestine is 49 years old and married with six children between the ages of 14 and 28 years old. Her business is well organized. In her small shop she sells charcoal. She works from 6am until 8pm every day. Vestine employes eight people to help her, and they have five years experience.

Vestine is the president of this group which is called "C8041 Abifatanyije" in the local language. In the photo, she is the first person from the right. Vestine has requested a loan from Kiva lenders through Vision Finance Company in order to purchase more charcoal to sell. With the profits from the loan, she will be able to build her own house, reinvest in her business, and pay her children's school fees.

In this group: Vestine, Liliose, Vestine, Seraphine, Sameil
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: January 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Rwanda

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: January 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Rwanda