Nadia is 36 years old. She is married and has three children. Nadia owns a beauty salon. This is her second successful year in this business and the hours of her work are from 7 am until 6 pm every day. She currently employs three people to help her.
Nadia has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to increase her beauty salon business by buying more chairs and other materials. With any profits, she will be able to save for her future and reinvest in her business, and will be able to buy 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.