Gisele is 38 and is married with 3 children who are aged between 5 and 11 years old. Marie has been running a store that sells wedding clothing for the past 4 years. The store is open from 8am until 6pm during the week and employs one other person.
Gisele will use her loan to purchase some more stock for her shop and also to help start a new clothing business. All her profits will go back into investing in this new 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.