Alexis is 38 years old and married with five children between 5 and 18 years old. He sells various goods such as cooking oil, lotions, biscuits, soap, etc. Alexis has seven years of experience in this work and he works from 6 am to 9 pm every day of the week.
Alexis has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy various goods such as cooking oil, lotions, biscuits, soap, etc. 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.