Esperance is 27 years old and married with two children between the ages of 4 and 6 years old. She sells items like rice, soap, body lotion, etc. from her boutique. Esperance has three year's experience and she works from 7 am until 11 pm every day.
Esperance has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to expand her business to buy more rice, sugar, water, soap, body lotion and so on. With this profit, Esperance will save for her family 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.