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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.

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
  • 2
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,573,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Jean Pierre to buy more foodstuffs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2010
Aug 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011