Fanuel is 27 years old, married, and has two children aged 1 and 3. He owns a business selling various goods such as juice, lotions, soap, water, clothes, etc. He has three years of experience and he works from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day except on the weekend. He currently employs one person to help him.
Fanuel has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy more goods to sell, including juice, lotions, soap, water, clothes, etc. Through this expansion, Fanuel will be able to earn more profits, which he will use to expand his general store, pay school fees for his children, and renovate his 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.