Ismael is 23 years old and he is single. Ismael makes a living by selling a variety of goods such as: cosmetics, jewelry etc. at his store. This is his third successful year in this business and his store is open from 7am until 8.30pm every day. He currently employee one person to help him.
Ismael has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company, in order to purchase more goods such as cosmetics, jewelry etc for sale at his store . With this loan, he will hopefully earn more profits, which in turn will allow him to keep reinvesting and saving for better financial stability.
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.