Alphonsine is 29 years old and married with one child who is one and a half years old. Alphonsine's husband is a driver. This family works hard to develop their family. Alphonsine owns a small business selling shoes. This business is profitable in the city where her business is located.
Alphonsine is now requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business through purchasing more shoes to sell. This loan will be fruitful because she will be able to sell a large quantity of shoes, which will allow her to earn 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.