Christine is 29 years old. She is married and has three children between the ages of 2 and 5 years. Her business is well-organized. She sells clothes and works from 6:00 am until 6:00 pm every day. Christine has two years of experience in her business.
Christine has requested a loan from Kiva partner Vision Finance Company in order to expand her business by buying more clothes to sell. With the profit from the loan, Christine will be able to build her own house and to reinvest in her business.
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.