Immaculee is 27 years old and is married with two children aged between two and four years old. She owns a business selling various goods such as biscuits, lotions and toothpaste. She has two years' experience in this business and the hours of her work are from 6am until 9pm every day except on Saturday. She currently employs one person to help her.
Immaculee has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase various goods such as biscuits, lotions, toothpaste and sugar to sell. With any profits, she will be able to save for her future, reinvest in her business and be able 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.