Sylverien is 37 years old and married with three children between 2 and 12 years of age. Sylverien is a motorbike driver. He offers the service of transportation in his region. Sylverien’s wife right now is a housewife. The hours of his work are from 5 in the morning to 10 in the evening every day, except on Saturday. Sylverien has been in this business for three years.
Sylverien is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company to improve his family's economy through creating another business of selling shoes. This new business will be operated by Sylverien’s wife in order to help her to contribute to their family. This loan will be fruitful in this family simply because both will work hard for family and community.
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.