Ildephonse is 45 years old and is married with three children between 10 and 23 years old. He owns a sewing business and his business is well organized. He employs four people to help him. Ildephonse has seven years of experience in this business. He works from 7 a.m until 8 p.m every day except Sundays.
Ildephonse has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to buy more machines for his sewing business. With the profit from the loan, Ildephonse will save for his future, get more food for his family, and pay medical insurance for his family.
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.