Providence is 30 years old and is a married woman with three children aged between 1 and 9 years old. She purchases and sells mattresses. She has been in this business for eight years, and she works from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. She currently employs one person to help her.
Providence has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy more mattresses for resale. With any profits, she will be able to save for her future, and she will be able to buy her own house.
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.