Azela is 28 years old and is married with two children aged between 3 and 5 years old. Her business is well, clean and good. She sells notebooks, pens, books, etc., in her stationery store. She has two years experience in this business. Her business starts from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. all week except on Sunday.
Azela has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her stationery store by buying more goods such as notebooks, pens, books, etc., in her store for resale. With any profit from the loan, Azela will expand her business and save 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.