Josiane is 29 years old and is married. She has two children between the ages of 2 and 4 years old. Her business is well clean and good. She sells fish in the market. Josiane has three years experience in this business and employs one person to help her. Her business operates from 7am until 8pm every day.
Josiane has requested a loan from Kiva lender (via vision finance company) in order to purchase more, larger quantities of fish. With this profit from the loan, Josiane 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.