Francine is 33 years old and is single. She has been operating a well-organized business selling women's clothes for one year. Her business is open from 7am until 5pm daily. She employs one person to help her.
Francine has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase more women's clothes to sell. With the profit, Francine will reinvest in her business and save for her 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.