Marie Gorette, 28 years old, is married and has two children. She has owned a sewing business for four years and currently employs seven people to help her. She works from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day of the week.
Marie Gorette has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her sewing business by buying more machines and materials. She will use any profits to save for her future 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.