Jean is 52 years old and married with three children between the ages of 17 and 25 years old. He sells various goods such as lotions, soap, juice, and biscuits. He works from 6 am to 8 pm daily, except weekends, and he currently employs one person to help him. Jean has 2 years of experience in this work.
Jean has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy various goods for resale. With any profits, he will be able to save money for his future, pay school fees for his children, 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.