Asteria is 51 years old, married with four children, and she takes care of two dependents. Her business is well-organized and is well known in this business of selling second hand. Her business hours are from 7am until 6pm every day except on the weekend. Asteria has twenty years of experience in this business.
She requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to increase her business by buying various secondhand items for resale. With any profits, Asteria will reinvest in her business and save for the 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.