Samuel is 21 years old, is single, and he lives in the Northern Province of Rwanda, approximately two hours drive from the capital city of Kigali. His village is called Gakenke.
Samuel is a farmer of fruit. He is now requesting his first loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand his business and satisfy his customers needs. He has an experience of five years in this field and starts his business activities from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day except on weekends.
After accessing this loan, Samuel will be able to change his business situation, which will allow him to earn more profits. With the extra profits, Samuel expects to get married.
By the way, Samuel has the will to succeed in his business, which is proof that he will progress in his activities.
About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)
Vision Finance Company, soon to be known as Vision Fund 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.
VFC 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.