Gervais is 29 years old and is married with three children who are five and nine years old. He owns a business transporting people. He has been in this business for two years and he works from 6 am until 10 pm every day.
Gervais has requested a Kiva loan, via Vision Finance Company, in order to purchase spare parts (tires, engine, mirror, etc.) for his motorcycle transport business. With his profits, he will be able to save for his future and to pay his children's school fees.
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.