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Total loan: $1,375
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Helene

Rwanda
Rwanda / General Store

A loan of $1,375 helped to buy various goods, such as lotions, soaps, and toothpaste, to resell.


Helene's story

Helene is 30 years old, married, and has four children aged between 1 and 7 years. In addition, she takes care of six relatives. She sells various goods, such as lotions, soaps, and toothpaste, in her store that she operates from 8 a.m until 6 p.m every day (except on Saturdays). Currently, she employs one person to help her. Helene has four years of experience in this business.

Helene has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company, in order to buy various goods to resell, such as those just listed. She plans to use any profits generated from this loan to satisfy her family's basic needs, to save money for her future, and to reinvest in her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: October 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Rwanda

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: October 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Rwanda