Vanessa, 34, is married with one child. Her husband works as a driver. She sells bags and other goods in the Nyarugenge district of Rwanda. She has been in this business for about three years and her shop is open from 7am to 6pm every day except Saturdays.
Vanessa will use this loan to expand her business by adding more goods. Any profits made from the use of this loan will be reinvested in her business and she will be able to buy her own house for the family.
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.