Agnes is 44 years old and is married with four children aged between 12 and 20. She sells chickens and has one year of experience in this work. She currently employs one person to help her.
Agnes has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase more chickens for resale. With any new profits she makes, she will be able to save money for her future and pay school fees for her children.
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.