Alphonse is 39, married and has two children who are 4 and 6 years old. He makes a living by running a small store where he sells various items, including biscuits, lotions and braids. He has been in this business for three years and works every day from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. With the profits made possible by this loan, Alphonse will continue to expand his business and save for his family's future.
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.