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Jeanne Claire
Jeanne, 30, is married with two children aged two and ten. Her husband works as a teacher. She has had her business for about two years and currently employs six people. The hours of her business are from 5:30am to 9pm daily.

Jeanne has requested a Kiva loan in order to expand her restaurant by adding new offerings and developing the quantity and quality to satisfy her customers. With the additional profits from this loan, Jeanne will start saving, improve her family situation and reinvest in her 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
  • 66
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,267,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Jeanne Claire to expand her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 24, 2010
Listed
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011