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Jean Marie Vianey
Jean Marie Vianey is 27 years old and he is married with two children, 2 and 5 years old. Jean Marie Vianey owns a shop where he sells a variety of goods and this his 3rd successful year in this business. The business hours are from 6 am to 6 pm every day.

Jean Marie Vianey needs to request a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company. With this loan, he will start selling foodstuffs as they are highly demanded by a large number of his customers. With this sale of foodstuffs, he hopes that his profits will increase. Once these profits increase, one portion will be used in taking care of his family and another portion will be used in further reinvestment for a better financial stability.

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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 VisionFund Rwanda

VisionFund 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.

VFR 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
  • 38
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Jean Marie Vianey a variety of foodstuffs for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011