Pelagie is 31 years old and she is married with two kids, ages 4 and 6 years old. Pelagie is a self-employed businesswoman selling new trousers as well as shirts. Pelagie has been in this business for about three years. The business hours are from 7 am to 8 pm every day.
Pelagie needs to request a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company s.a. With this loan, she will expand her business by purchasing different styles of new jeans as well as shirts. Hopefully, she will earn more profit which will allow her to keep reinvesting for better financial stability in her 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.