Augustin is 32 years old and is married with one child who is 13 years old. He sells various goods such as: biscuits, juice, water, sugar, cakes, cooking oil etc and he has three years of experience in this business. Augustin currently employs one person to help him and his business is open from 6.30 a.m to 7 p.m every day per week.
Augustin has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase various goods such as: biscuits, juice, water, sugar, cakes, cooking oil etc to sell. With any profits, he will be able to re-invest in his business, and he will be able to buy a house 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.