Sarah was born in 1974 and is married with five children. Her husband is a businessman. This family works hard in order to supply all the needs of their family.
Sarah owns a small business selling various products such as soap, underwear, suits and so on. Her business is well-known in her area which is the reason why she wishes to increase her business.
Sarah is seasoned in her business because this is her fifteenth year of successful operation! The hours of her shop are from 6 in the morning to 9 in the evening, every day except Sunday. Sarah employs one person from her community as a helper so that her business runs well.
Sarah is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business through purchasing more products such as sugar, rice, and so on. With this loan she expects to earn more profits which will allow her to pay school fees for her children and to improve her living conditions.
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.