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Jean Pierre
Jean Pierre is 30 years old, married, with 4 children who are between 1 and 4 years old. Jean Pierre is commonly known in the business of selling cows and he has been in this business for about two years. Jean Pierre works every day and he is proud of his business.

Jean Pierre is requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase many cows for sale. With these additional cows, Jean Pierre will hopefully earn more profits and these profits will allow him to keep reinvesting in his business of selling cows. Jean Pierre will also start saving for a better future and for his children's education.

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 Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)

Vision Finance Company, soon to be known as Vision Fund 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.

VFC 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
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 583.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jean Pierre additional cows for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2010
Jun 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011