Leonie is 30 years old and is married with three children between one and six years old. She earns a living by selling products such as cassava and sorghum. Leonie has been successfully running her business for ten years. Her business is well-organized and she currently employs one person to help her. Leonie works from seven in the morning until six at night every day except Saturday.
Leonie has requested a Kiva loan through the Vision Finance Company to buy more sacks of cassava and sorghum. By expanding her business and increasing her inventory, Leonie hopes to earn more profits. Leonie will save her profits for the future and reinvest in her 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.