Maurice is 39 years old and is married with three children. He owns a business selling soft drinks and food in his restaurant. This is his fifth successful year in this work and he currently employs two people to help him. The hours of his work are from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.
Maurice has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to increase his restaurant business. This will allow him to have good profits. With any profit, he will be able to build a secure a future for his business as well as for his family, and he will be able to reinvest in his business.
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.