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Abadatenguha C12063 Group
In this Group: Pascal, Emmanuel, Eustache, Emmanuel, Francine, Immaculee
Pascal is 52 years old and married with five children between 2 and 17 years old. He sells various foods such as beans, potatoes, rice, sorghum, etc. His business is well-organized and he works from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. every day of the week except on Saturday.

Pascal is the leader of the group called "ABADATENGUHA C12063" in the local language. In the photo, he is raising his hand. Pascal has five years of experience in this work. Some members of the group sell boutique items while others sell food. The leader of the group also sells food.

Pascal has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to buy various goods such as beans, potatoes, rice, sorghum, etc. for resale in his store. With the profits he earns, he plans to save enough money for his future and to reinvest in his business.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,268,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 629.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Abadatenguha C12063 Group's $1,350 loan helped a member to buy various goods such as beans, potatoes, rice, sorghum, etc. for resale in his general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 16, 2012
Nov 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 25, 2014