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Jean D`amour
D`amour is 29 years old and is married with one child who is eleven years old. His business is well organized. He sells canteen items such as: cakes, Fanta, juice and water. He has two years of experience and employs one person to help him.

D`amour has requested a loan from kiva lender via vision finance company in order to purchase more food and drinks such as: cakes, Fanta, juice and water for resale. With any profit from this loan, D`amour will reinvest in his business and to save for his future.

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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
  • 27
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,266,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jean D`amour to purchase more food and drinks such as: cakes, Fanta, juice and water for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012