A loan of $850 helped to buy a new sewing machine.


Eric's story

Eric is 48 years old and married. He has five children aged between one and sixteen years old and takes care of six relatives as well.

Eric has been a tailor for 32 years. He works from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. during the week, and he currently employs two people to help him.

Eric has requested a 500,000 RWF loan through Kiva’s partner Vision Finance Company to buy a new sewing machine. With his profits he can save for his future, renovate his own house and reinvest in his business.



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