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Jean Marie Vianney
Jean Marie Vianney is 35 years old and married with 3 children between the ages 3 and 8 years old. Jean Marie Vianney earns a living by sewing different styles of clothes. This is his 10th successful year in this business. His business is well-organized. He employs three people to help him.

Jean Marie Vianney needs to request a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company to purchase more fabric for sewing. By expanding his business and adding more equipment and workers, Jean Marie Vianney hopes to earn more profits, and he will save for his future. Thus, he will create another job for the people in his community.

Additional Information

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
  • 51
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,405,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Jean Marie Vianney to purchase more fabric for sewing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2011
Apr 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011