Vestine is 30 years old and is married with two children who are 1 and 3 years old. She is commonly known in the business of wholesaling cosmetics products including body lotion, Colgate (toothpaste), etc. Vestine has been in this business for about three years.
Vestine is now requesting a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company for the purpose of expanding her business by adding more products that she can wholesale in her business. Those additional products will include a variety of jewelry, hygienic papers, etc. In addition, Vestine plans to start wholesaling a large quantity of sugar, as it seems to be highly in demand in her village.
Through the access of this loan, Vestine has a hope for the future.
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.