Esther is 31 years old and is single. Her African clothes vending business is well-organized. Esther has ten years of experience in her business and she currently employs two people to help her.
Esther has requested a loan from Kiva lenders, via Vision Finance Company, in order to purchase more African clothes for resale. With any profits generated, she will reinvest in her business and save for her future.
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.