Claudia, 24 years old, is married with a 2-year-old child. She has been operating a beauty salon for one year. Her business is well-organized. Claudia works from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. every day and employs three people to help her.
Claudia has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company to purchase new materials such as chairs, hair cream, etc. for her beauty salon. She will reinvest any profits back into 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.