Speciose is 36 years old and is married with five children aged between 5 and 14 years old. She also takes care of two relatives. Her business is well-organized and is well known as a shop that sells various shoes, such as those for seniors and children. Her business hours are from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. every day and she currently employs two persons to help her.
Speciose has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to increase her business by buying more senior's and children's shoes. Any profits will be reinvested in her business and saved for her future. Speciose hopes also to buy three motorcycles to help her in the future with her profits.
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.