Fortunee is 32 years old and is married with one child, who is one year old. Fortunee is a serious and determined woman who works hard to earn more profit from her business. Normally, Fortunee sells different kinds of products such as sugar, soaps, other cosmetic products and so forth. This is her eighth successful month in business. Her small shop is open from 7 in the morning to 7 in the evening every day.
Fortunee has now requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business by purchasing more products. This loan will be important for her because she will be able to attract more customers. Fortunee plans to reinvest any profit back into her business.
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.