Epiphanie is 38 years old and is married with three children, aged between 5 and 16 years old, and she takes care of five children. She purchases and sells various goods such as cooking oil, rice, salt, small fish, and beans. She has been in this business for three years, and she currently employs two people to help her.
Epiphanie has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to purchase various goods such as cooking oil, rice, salt, small fish, and beans for resale. With any profits, she will be able to buy a cow, 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.