Betty is 44 and married. She also cares for three relatives and has a decoration business. Betty has been working in this business for about four years. Her business is open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. most days of the week.
Betty has requested a loan from Kiva to purchase more decorations. With her profit, she will reinvest in this business, pay her children's school fees and build her own house.
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.