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Jean Pierre
Jean Pierre is 37 years old and married with three children. His first child is 10 years old, the next is two years old, and the third is one years old. Jean Pierre is a businessman. His wife is jobless. Jean Pierre owns a business selling foodstuffs such as beans, rice and so on. These products are profitable, which is the reason he has chosen this kind of business. Jean Pierre's business operates from 7 in the morning to 4 in the evening every day.

Jean Pierre is now requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company to expand his business by purchasing more sacks of foodstuffs. With this expansion, Jean Pierre will be able to have more products for sale, which is the best way of earning more profits. With the extra money, Jean Pierre will save money for his future and pay school fees for his child.

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About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)

Vision Finance Company (VFC) was Kiva's first partner in Rwanda. Established in 1999, VFC is an affiliate of World Vision International. Since its founding, VFC has been committed to alleviating poverty in Rwanda by ensuring that poor people have access to credit to support business initiatives that will improve their life circumstances.

VFC has a broad set of products and services, offering Community Banking services for self-selected groups of 10-30 borrowers, Solidarity Group services for more experienced groups of entrepreneurs, and Individual Loans for customers who already have a small established business. Vision Finance is also among the very few financial institutions targeting farmers and providing agricultural credit options in Rwanda, where access to credit is critical to the success of agricultural enterprises.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,429,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD