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Jean Claude
Jean Claude is 25 years old and is married with two children. He is a businessman and his wife is in business as well. This family is serious in their daily activities because they are visionary.

Jean Claude owns a business selling bedsheets. He has an experience of ten years in this field and the hours of his business are from six in the morning to six in the evening every day.

Now, Jean Claude is now requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to expand his business through purchasing more bedsheets for sale. With this expansion, he will be able to attract more customers and earn more profits which he will use for his family and in his business.

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
  • 58
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,230,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Jean Claude to purchase more bedsheets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 22, 2010
Listed
Sep 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011