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Greetings from Médiatrice B. in Kanombe Sector, Kicukiro District in Kigali, capital of Rwanda! Médiatrice is 37 years old, divorced and the mother of two kids. She is raising one orphan as well.

She started her business 5 years ago. She operates an Internet Cyber-Café and she has a house to rent out and gets around US$ 165 per month. She is requesting a loan worth 500,000 Rwf, which will be repaid over eight months on a monthly basis. This loan will be used to increase the number of computers in her Internet cafe.

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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.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,266,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 562.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Mediatrice increase the number of computers in her Internet cafe.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009