Celestin is 32 years old and married with two children between one and three years old. He sells shoes for men. He has 10 years of experience in this work and he currently employs two people to help him. He works from 6 am to 7 pm every day of the week except on Sunday.
Celestin has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy more shoes for men for resale. With any profits, he will be able to save money 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.