Annonciatha is the 58-year-old married mother of six children who are between the ages of 10 and 28, some of them in school.
Annonciatha owns a small shop which sells different kinds of products such as juice, cosmetics products, water, and so on. She has been engaged in her business for over three years. Her small shop is open from 6 in the morning to 9 in the evening every day except Sunday.
Annonciatha is now requesting her loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase more products for her shop. These additional products will allow her to attract more customers which will help her to earn more profits. With these profits she expects to save money for the future of her family. Particularly, her children who are in school will get their school fees paid more easily.
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.