Joseline is 27 years old and is a widow, with two children between the ages of 1 and 3 years. Her business is well-organized. Joseline sells bread in her market, and she employs three people in her business. Joseline runs her business from 6am until 7pm every day, and she has two years experience.
Joseline has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase more bread to sell. With a profit, she will reinvest in her business and save in the 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.