Antoinette is 23 years old. She is married and has one child who is 5 years old. She also takes care of a relative who is 17 years old.
Antoinette is commonly known for selling charcoals. Her business hours are from 7 am until 6 pm every day. She currently employs 2 people to help her.
Antoinette has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business by purchasing more bags of charcoals for sale. With the additional charcoal, she will hopefully earn more profits, which in turn will allow her to keep reinvesting for better financial stability and she can keep providing all the basic needs for her family.
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.