Bernard is 32 years old and married with one child who is 2 years old. He has been operating a well-organized business for one year, selling sorghum for soft drinks. He opens his business from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily except on Sunday.
Bernard has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase more quantities of sorghum to sell. With the profit, Bernard will reinvest in 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.