Clarisse is 23 years old and is still single. She is the only one in her family who works. For that reason, Clarisse works hard in order to provide everything necessary for her family. She owns a small business selling various products such as body lotion, water and soap. Clarisse has 3 years of experience in this business and her business is well-organized. The hours of her shop are from 6am until 10pm every day.
Clarisse has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase more goods to sell. Clarisse hopes to earn more profits, which will allow her to save money for her future. Clarisse will build a house for her 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.