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Jeanne D'arc
Greetings from Jeanne d’Arc U. in Kicukiro district, Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda! Jeanne d’Arc is 33 years old and the mother of 7 kids.

Jeanne d’Arc runs a hardware shop where she sells electrical materials, paint, building nails, iron sheets for roofing, locks, and cement. She employs 1 person to help with this business.

This entrepreneur is requesting a loan worth 500,000 Rwf, which will be repaid over eight months. This loan will help her to expand her hardware 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.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 562.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Jeanne D'arc expansion of her hardware business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009