Speciose is 36 years old and married with four children between the ages 10 and 15 years old. Speciose sells tomatoes and onions in her store. Her business is well organized. She has three years of experience in her business and she works from 6 A.M. until 8 P.M. every day. Speciose currently employs one person to help her. Speciose has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase more tomatoes and onions to sell so she can improve her business. With the extra profit, Speciose will reinvest in her business and save for her family's 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.