A loan of $1,300 helps a member to purchase groceries for her tuck-shop.


Milford Sisters Group's story

Precious is a 44-year-old mother of 4, and she is in the Milford Sisters Group, which is based in Waterfalls. The group has two members, and they are on their fourth loan. They are hard-working women who strive to put food on the table for their families.

Precious was previously given a loan, which she invested in her tuck-shop and managed to cater for the growing demand for her tuck-shop products.

Despite the economic challenges the country is facing, Precious worked very hard to repay her loan well and on time and to add on, she managed to keep her business moving well.

Precious managed to purchase a swiping machine, which has been a great achievement for her business. The swiping machine has worked as a marketing tool for her tuck-shop, because customers need not go to the Central Business District to purchase groceries. With the profits she obtained, she managed to pay for her husband's hospital bills, and she is very thankful to Thrive and its partners because of the benefits she obtained from the loan.

Precious has applied for a loan that she intends to use to purchase groceries for her tuck-shop and with the profits, she plans on restocking cattle from the farms to sell to abattoirs.

In this group: Itai, Precious


This loan is special because:

It helps women access affordable funding with targeted business training.

Rachel Lewis, Kiva staff

Rachel Lewis
Kiva staff



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