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Jean Marie Vianney
Jean Marie Vianney is 39 years old and is married with six children between the ages 3 and 13 years old. He sells chicken from 8 am until 9 pm every day. He has five years of experience in his business.

Jean Marie Vianney has requested a loan from Kiva in order to buy more chickens that will allow him to expand his business. With these profits, he will reinvest in his business and pay his children's school fees and support his family.

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About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)

Vision Finance Company (VFC) was Kiva's first partner in Rwanda. Established in 1999, VFC is an affiliate of World Vision International. Since its founding, VFC has been committed to alleviating poverty in Rwanda by ensuring that poor people have access to credit to support business initiatives that will improve their life circumstances.

VFC has a broad set of products and services, offering Community Banking services for self-selected groups of 10-30 borrowers, Solidarity Group services for more experienced groups of entrepreneurs, and Individual Loans for customers who already have a small established business. Vision Finance is also among the very few financial institutions targeting farmers and providing agricultural credit options in Rwanda, where access to credit is critical to the success of agricultural enterprises.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,392,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD