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Jean Bosco
Jean Bosco is 32 years old and is married, with four children between 3 and 13 years old. His business is well-organized. Jean Bosco sells sacks to the wholesalers who want to bag charcoal, rice, sugar and so on. His business is open from 6am until 5pm every day. He employs two people and has 3 years experience in his business.

Jean Bosco has requested a loan from KIVA. via Vision Finance Company, in order to purchase more sacks to sell. With this loan, Jean Bosco will increase his business.

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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
  • 39
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jean Bosco to purchase more sacks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011