Florence is 37 years old and is married with four children between the ages 1 and 7 years old. Florence earns a living by sewing different styles of clothes. This is her third successful year in this business. Her business is well-organized. She operates her business from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. every day and she employs one person to help her.
Florence needs to request a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company to buy more cloth for sewing. By expanding her business and adding more equipment and workers, Florence hopes to earn more profits, and she will 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.