Investing in Tomorrow
Lusine lives in Ararat village with her husband, her three sons and her mother-in-law. She manages a farm of chickens and pigs and cultivates tomatoes, thanks to a VisionFund loan through SEF International.
VisionFund Armenia, operating as SEF International, is a Christian owner-operated mission-driven microfinance network working with caregivers in hard to reach, impoverished locations so they can create secure futures for their children. Inspired by Christian values, we are dedicated to working with the most vulnerable families and communities regardless of religion, race, ethnicity gender, to create lasting change in their lives.
VisionFund serves low income clients living in vulnerable and rural communities by offering financial and livelihood solutions, delivered through our Network, World Vision and partners; empowering families to create income and jobs; and unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive. The products and services offered fall into five broad categories: microloans, savings programmes, microinsurance, training and education. Benefits include sustainable livelihoods, increased economic well-being, improved community well-being, decreased dependence on outside aid and restoration of hope and dignity.
Together with World Vision, we are focused on ending extreme poverty by 2030.
Client Impact Stories
Hope for a Brighter Future
Margarit lives with her husband, three-year-old son (pictured), and in-laws, in Koghb village. The area where they live is considered to be a conflict zone. Although they meet many difficulties raising their farm, they never lose hope for a brighter future.
Going Green for Good
Serob lives in Vardenis town (WV ADP area) with his wife and three children. He is a truly devoted father and as the main breadwinner, he tries his best to provide for his family.
Solar Power and Her Children's Education
Susan lives with her family of five in Tsovak village, Armenia. She is a devoted teacher at the local middle school and loves sharing her knowledge with the younger generation. As a lifelong learner, Susan learned about the advantages of solar power systems and decided to install one at her house.