Judith is 48 years old, married, and has six children. She also takes care of seven other dependents. She owns a mill for milling different products which come from her community. She has 5 years’ experience in this business. Her business is open from 7 am to 6 pm every day except Sunday, and she currently employs four people to help her.
Judith has requested a loan from Kiva partner Vision Finance Company in order to expand her milling operation by purchasing a new mill. With any profit from the loan, she will save for her future and 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.