Damien is 29 years old and is married with two children aged two and five. He owns a business selling various goods such as African clothes, cooking oil, powder, etc. This is his ninth year in this business and he works from 7 am until 7 pm every day. He currently employs two people to help him.
Damien has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase various goods such as African clothes, cooking oil, powder, etc. to sell. With any profits, he will be able to save for his future and 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.