Jeanne D'arc is 27 years old. She is married with one child who is 1 year old. Jeanne D'arc owns a small business selling various styles of African clothes for women. This business is well-known and organized. The hours of her business are from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. every day except on the weekend. She has one year of experience in this business.
Jeanne D'arc has requested her first loan from Kiva lenders, via Vision Finance Company, in order to expand her business by purchasing more African clothes for women for sale. Once this expansion is reached, Jeanne D'arc will be able to earn more profit. She wants her business to be wholesale. With any profits, she will build her own house 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.