Beatrice is 29 years old and is married with two children aged between five and six years old. Her business is very clean and good. She sells various goods such as: cooking oil, soap, sugar, etc. She has two years experience in this business and employs one person to help her. Her business is open from 6am until 8pm everyday except on Sunday.
Beatrice has requested a loan from Kiva lender Vision Finance Company in order to purchase various goods such as: cooking oil, soap, sugar, etc. to sell. With any profit from the loan, Beatrice will expand her business and save money 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.