Placidie is 53 years old. She is married with three children and she takes care of seven children. Her business is well-organized. She sells shoes. Her business is open from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. every day except on the weekend and she has 20 years of experience in her business.
Placidie has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase different shoes to sell for women, men and children. With any profit, Placidie will reinvest in her business, and she will be able to build a house.
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.