Olivier is 29 years old and married with a one-year-old child. Olivier owns a business selling shoes. The hours of his business are from 7 am until 6 pm every day and he currently has one person to help him.
Olivier has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to increase his business by buying more shoes to sell. With any profits, he will be able to build a secure future for his business as well as for his family.
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.