Theodosie owns a small shop that sells ikigage, a traditional beer made from sorghum. This business is profitable. Theodosie is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company to buy more sorghum to make the ikigage.
Theodosie's husband is a farmer, but his farm does not generate enough income to support his family, so Theodosie has decided to contribute to her family by selling the sorghum beer. Theodosie has an experience of six years in this field. Her business is open from 6:00 in the morning to 8:00 in the evening every day except Sunday.
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This loan helps low-income entrepreneurs in Rwanda grow their businesses and, ultimately, to support their families. These loans typically serve very poor and rural clients and particularly women, who often lack access to the traditional collateral needed for a loan. VFC serves these entrepreneurs through both individual and group loans and provides them with financial education and tools for them to save money for the future. By supporting this loan, you are helping Rwandan entrepreneurs build the means to support their families and improve their lives.
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.
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