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Jean Pierre
Jean Pierre Habyarimana is a merchant; he has a store in Gisenyi. He is 23 years old and single. With his loan, he would like to buy 200 pairs of shoes and 30 trousers for his store at the GIsenyi market. His strategy for increasing his revenue is to increase the quantities of goods sold in his store. He would like to have a big store in the Gisenyi sector, in the Western province. For his relatives and himself, he would like to build a house to live in; also, thanks to his revenues, he will play the tuition of his younger brother. When he is not at the market, he also works raising goats.
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Jean Pierre Habyarimana est commerçant, et il a une boutique à Gisenyi. Il a 23 ans, et il est célibataire. Avec son prêt, il veut acheter 200 paires de chaussures et 30 pantalons pout son commerce dans le marché de Gisenyi. Sa stratégie pour la croissance de l’affaire est de l’augmentation des quantités vendues dans sa boutique. Il voudrait devenir un grand commerçant dans le secteur Gisenyi, dans la province de l’ouest. Pour sa famille et lui-même, il voudrait construire sa propre maison d’habitation, et, suite aux bénéfices réalisés, il payera les frais d’études pour son petit frère. Quand il n’est pas dans le marché, il est aussi éleveur des chèvres.

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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
  • 3
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jean Pierre purchasing shoes and trousers for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011