Liliane is 30 years old and is married with two child who are 7 and 8 years old. She has owned a small boutique (store) selling soap, sugar, books, pens etc. for the past of 3 years. Her business is well-organized and she works from 6am until 6pm every day, except Saturdays.
Liliane has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase more soap, bread, juice, cooking oil, and others. She plans to reinvest the profit in her business and to pay her children's school fees.
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.