Christine is 31 years old and is a married with three children aged between one and nine years old. She purchases and resells various goods such as: milk, juice, biscuits, fanta etc. She has been in this business for six years, and she currently employs eight people to help her.
Christine has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to expand her canteen by buying various goods such as: milk, juice, biscuits, fanta etc. for resale. With any profits, she will be able to save for her future, pay school fees for her children, and 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.