Evariste is 44 years old and is married with five children between the ages of 5 and 18. He sells shoes, clothes, bags etc. Evariste has four years of experience in this work and he currently employs one person to help him. The hours of his business are from 6 a.m to 6.30 p.m every week day.
Evariste has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy various goods such as shoes, clothes and bags for resale. With any profits, he will be able to save money for his future and to pay school fees for his children.
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.