Janviere is 36 years old and is married with four children between the ages of four and twelve years old. Janviere owns a small shop selling cassava flour, sugar, salt, etc. She has been in this business for about one year; her business is open from 7am until 6pm every day.
Janviere has requested a loan from Kiva lenders in order to purchase more cassava flour, sugar, salt and so on for resale. With her profits, Janviere 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.