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Jean Pierre
Jean Pierre is 45 years old and is married with five children aged between 2 and 13 years old. He takes care of 7 dependents. He sells beans, potatoes, and bananas, which are contained in sacks and he has been in this business for seven years. Jean Pierre currently employs two people to help him.

Jean Pierre has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase a large quantity of beans, potatoes, and bananas which are contained in sacks for resale. With any profits, he will be able to save for his future, reinvest in his business and build his own house.

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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
  • 39
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,303,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 597.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Jean Pierre to purchase a large quantity of beans, potatoes, and bananas which are contained in sacks for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 12, 2012
Listed
Apr 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 6, 2013