Jean Baptiste is 37 and is married with two children, four and seven years old. He earns his living as a motorbike taxi driver. Jean Baptiste currently employs one person to help him and he has been engaged in this business for four years. His business is clean. He works from 6am to 9pm every day, transporting people to their businesses.
Jean Baptiste has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to buy a new motorbike to help him expand. With any extra profits, he will reinvest in this business and save for the 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.