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Muhayimana Jean is a 30-year-old man who has been to Kigali.  He currently lives in Kigali province, Kicukiro district, in the capital of Rwanda.  He is married and has three children, the oldest of whom is 10 years old, and the youngest is 1½.  The three children go to school.  Jean was born in Gatenga, Kicukiro district, in Kigali province. 

With this loan, Jean wants to buy beans, rice, soap, and sugar in order to sell them retail in his shop.  The customer base for these items is significant because he has set up his shop in a district in Karambo that is heavily populated.  The customer traffic enables him to empty his inventory very quickly, and this requires him to buy many more goods.  The continuous savings allow his family to survive and for him to buy a house.  For the future, he wants to buy a car and to plan the right future for his family.
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Muhayimana Jean est un homme de 30 ans qui a été à Kigali, il vit actuellement en province de Kigali district de Kicukiro, capital du Rwanda. Il est marié, il a trois enfants dont le plus âgée a 10 ans et le moins âgée a 1.5 ans trois vont à l’école. Il est habite à Gatenga district de Kicukiro, province ville de Kigali. Avec le prêt il veut acheter les haricots , riz, savons, sucres pour les détailler en boutique, la clientèle des ces articles est important car il a implanté sa boutique dans un quartier de Karambo qui est énormément peuplé. Les mouvements des clients lui permettent de vider très rapidement le stock et avoir la nécessité d’acheter beaucoup d’autres articles. Les épargnes continuelles lui permet de la survie de sa famille et il acheter une maison d’habitation, dans l’avenir il veut acheter une voiture, et planifier pour le bon futur de sa famille.

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About Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A.

Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A., is a for-profit microfinance institution founded in 2005 by the Rwandan NGO African Evangelist Enterprises-Rwanda and 61 individual shareholders, and has been a Kiva partner since June 2010. The mission of Amasezerano Community Bank (ACB) is to have a holistic, positive impact on the lives of poor people by providing quality financial services. ACB’s client base is composed primarily of farmers, small-business owners, women entrepreneurs and low-wage private-sector salaried workers. Credit offerings are tailored to meet client needs, and include group solidarity loans, agricultural loans, loans for women entrepreneurs, small-business loans, and loans for salaried workers. ACB also offers mobile money transfers, currency exchange and life insurance services to its borrowers.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Jean buying beans, sugar, cornmeal, and rice to sell in his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2010
Aug 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011