M. Solange is 31 years old. She is married and she has five children aged 18, 16, 14, 12 and 10.
Solange owns a small shop where she sells cold drinks such as Fanta and beer. She has ten years experience in her business and she works everyday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. She earns a monthly profit is 150,000 Rwf.
Solange is requesting her first loan of 500,000 Rwf from Vision Finance Company. With the extra profits from this loan she hopes to expand her business, get more food for her family and pay school fees of her children.
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.