She requested this loan through WDB and Kiva to buy more clothes and food for her store. She has been doing this business for one year and says that the biggest challenge that her business faces is that her clients do not pay on time.
With the extra income, she hopes to expand her store to a bigger location.
About Women’s Development Businesses (WDB)This loan is administered by Women’s Development Businesses (WDB), Kiva’s first and only partner in South Africa. Over 75% of South Africa’s population lives in rural areas and about a quarter of South Africans live on less than $1.25 per day.
WDB offers microcredit and training to rural women in order to improve their families’ living standards and encourage active participation in their communities. In addition to targeting women with household incomes of less than 50% of the South African poverty standard, WDB also provides enterprise development and mentorship for women ready to enhance their business skills.
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