Josiane is 29 years old. She is married with four children between the ages of one and nine. She owns a business selling bananas and onions. Her business is open from 7am until 8pm every day. She has four years of experience in this business and she is currently employs one person to help her.
Josiane has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company for the purpose of increasing her business by purchasing more bananas and onions to satisfy her customers. With any profits, she will pay school fees for her children and save for her 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.