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Jean Bosco
Jean Bosco is 30 years old and married with three children between the ages of 4 and 9 years old. He runs a small bar in Miyove district in Rwanda and has had this bar for 12 years.

He works hard and is requesting a loan from Kiva through Vision Finance Company to expand his business. The extra income from this loan will help his bar make a profit. He would like to use this profit to finish building his house in the future.

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
  • 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 $850 helped Jean Bosco to purchase more drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2010
Nov 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011