Marie Solange is 27 years old and married with two children, 4 and 5 years old. Marie Solange has a restaurant where she sells food such as Irish potatoes, rice, meat, etc. Her business is well-organized and she employees two people to help her. The business is open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. every day and has been in operation for one year.
Marie Solange has requested a loan from Kiva in order to purchase more food for her restaurant. With any profit earned, Marie Solange will save for her 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.