Samuel is 33 years old and is married with four children between the ages 10 and 13. For the past year, he has owned a business where he sells local drinks. Samuel's business is open from 6 am until 9 pm every day and he has four people to help him.
Samuel is requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company to purchase large quantities of local drinks to sell. With the profits from his loan, he will be able to save for the future and to pay for medical insurance.
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.