Illuminee is 36 years old and is married with three children and she takes care of one dependent who is four years. She sells bags and she has been in this business for 4 years. Her business is open from 7 am to 6 pm per week except on Sunday.
Illuminee has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase more bags for resale. With any profits, she will be able to save for her future and she will be able 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.