Laurence M. is 33 years old, married with four children aged 7 through 15 years, and takes care of three persons aged 16, 17 and 19 years.
Laurence lives in Nyarugenge district where she has sold cooking oil and shoes since 1994, employing five people from her community. Her business is open everyday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Laurence is requesting a loan from Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business through purchasing more cooking oil to sell so that she earns more profit.
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.