Rwanda

Financial services

Financing granted

Loan of €493,000 *
(equivalent in local currency)

Foundation partner

Since 2019
(1 loan granted)

*Outstanding amount at grant value
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Context:

Despite the progress made (investments in education and infrastructure, GDP increased by 7.2% in 2018) Rwanda remains a very poor country, where just under 40% of the population lives below the poverty line national.

The institution:

VisionFund Rwanda is a subsidiary of VisionFund International and one of the largest deposit MFIs in Rwanda whose mission is to provide financial and non-financial services to disadvantaged rural communities.

Impact:

VisionFund serves low-income clients primarily women with children and youth living in vulnerable and rural communities by providing them with opportunities for economic empowerment.

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