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Clothilde is from Rwanda. She needs a loan of $675 to purchase a large quantity of local drinks.
Clothilde, a mother of two from Musanze, Rwanda, seeks to purchase a large quantity of local drinks to sell in her business. She currently lacks the capital needed to buy the drinks on her own.
With a loan through World Vision, Clothilde will be able to buy drinks to sell in her business, which will help her attract customers and generate sales. She will also be able to employ two other individuals in her local community. Additional income will allow her to better provide for her family and meet their daily needs, such as food and medical insurance.
In the future, Clothilde hopes to keep expanding her business and be financially stable.
In areas where the poor live alongside the more affluent, businesses in the service sector can be very successful. Services include flower cultivation, tailoring/sewing, transportation, repair work, beauty salons and barber shops, and restaurants. Loans are needed to begin, expand, or sustain business with tools and supplies. Loans given to entrepreneurs in the service sector account for around 7% of our loans.
The community of Kivuruga is located in northern Rwanda, close to Kigali city and Ruhengeri trading center. Farmers form the backbone of the economy, but most work with poor soil and outdated techniques. As a result, food insecurity and malnutrition are common. While Kivuruga is one of the poorest communities in Rwanda, the economic and social climate presents significant potential for growth. Residents are known for their hospitality and willingness to help each other.
Schools lack facilities and resources, and enrollment rates are low. Most families use rivers and streams as sources of drinking water, and few households have sanitary toilets. AIDS and malaria are the top killers in the community, largely due to lack of knowledge of prevention and control.
In Kivuruga, World Vision is working to increase food security, provide HIV and AIDS education and support, and enable entrepreneurs to begin or expand their businesses.
Clothilde Mukarwego does not have any updates yet.