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3 people are supporting Jonas NIYONSENGA


City: KIMIRONKO Country: Rwanda Loan Use: to buy a new motorcycle for transportation
Loan Term: 4 Date Posted: January 09, 2019 First Repayment: September 28, 2018
Opportunity International Client Jonas NIYONSENGA

Jonas Niyonsegna lives in Kimironko, Rwanda, with his wife and their three children, aged three to six. Their oldest child attends school. To support his family, Jonas works as a motorcycle taxi driver. He has operated his own taxi business for the past two years, but his motorcycle needed repairs. Jonas wanted to expand his business but didn’t have the capital he needed to repair his motorcycle, let alone expand his business. Jonas found the solution to his business troubles when he learned about Opportunity International. After completing financial literacy training, Jonas received his first loan, which he used to buy a new motorcycle. The small financial boost helped Jonas to expand his business. His next dream is to buy a house.

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