A loan of $900 helped to expand his retail shop business.


Jean De Dieu's story

Greetings from Jean de Dieu U.! He is 28 years old and is single and no dependents. He lives in the Gasabo district of the city of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.

Jean de Dieu owns a shop where he sells a variety of items in retail. He is seeking his first loan in the amount of 500,000 Rwf from Kiva lenders, but it is his second with Vision Finance Company to be paid back in 12 months. His first loan was in the amount of 300,000 Rwf.

He started his shop six years ago and has two full-time employees to help him run his business. He opens for business at 6 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m.

He used to earn a monthly profit of approximately $110. With this loan, he intends to expand his business, and expects increased profits from this investment. He will reinvest these in his business with the goal of acquiring more savings.



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