Gaspard is 60 years old and is married. He has three children who are between 3 and 6 years old. Gaspard sells various goods such as lotions, soap, rice, sugar, cooking oil, etc. He has three years of experience in this work and he currently employs one person to help him. Gaspard has requested a Kiva loan, via Vision Finance Company, in order to buy various goods such as lotions, soap, rice, cooking oil, sugar, etc. for resale. With any profits, he will be able to increase his business and he will be able to build his own house.
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.