Having lived and worked in Kenya for most of my life, I thought I knew a lot about the Microfinance space in the country. Well, all that changed when I joined VisionFund Kenya as a Kiva fellow a few months ago. VisionFund Kenya (VFK) is a microfinance institution in Kenya founded in the year 2000 by World Vision Kenya. They have over 13 branches located in different parts of Kenya with a current customer base of over 16,000 borrowers, and their unique passion to better the lives of children is clearly stated in their vision statement: ''Our vision for every child, life in all its...Continue Reading >>
Winnie is a finance expert who loves working in the impact investment field. She has previously worked at responsAbility investments and at the Central Bank of Kenya. As a Kiva fellow, she hopes to broaden her knowledge and gain first hand experience of microfinance.