Claude is 20 years old and is single. He has four years' experience selling various goods like: lotions, sugar, soap, toothpaste, etc. The hours of his business are from 7am to 8pm per day each week and he currently employs one person to help him.
Claude has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase various goods such as: lotions, sugar, soap, toothpaste, etc. to sell. With any profits from the loan, Claude would like to satisfy his family's basic needs and to start saving for his future. Claude hopes to build his own house.
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.