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Blessed Group
In this Group: Marvis, Vheneka, Vimbai, Kasirai
Greetings from Zimbabwe! This is 29-year-old Vimbai from Masvingo. She is single with no children. She cares for four dependents. Vimbai runs a retail business and sells groceries, wheelbarrows, shovels and plows. The business has been in operation for six years. She says the main challenge she faces in her business is the high cost of transporting goods from town to the market. Vimbai has requested a loan of $1,200 to buy groceries and building material for sale. She says the extra income generated as a result of this loan will increase her income resulting in improved family welfare. In the future, Vimbai plans to own a shop in town.

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About MicroKing Finance

MicroKing's loans are guaranteed against institutional default (failure of MicroKing to repay Kiva lenders if the borrower repays MicroKing) by MicroKing's parent company: Kingdom Financial Holdings Limited.

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This loan is administered by MicroKing Finance, Kiva’s first partner in Zimbabwe.

MicroKing’s mandate is to provide financial services integrated with advisory services and targeted training to the under-banked but rapidly growing Zimbabwean micro-enterprise sector. The intent is to mobilize the underprivileged as active agents in fighting poverty as well as to accelerate the country’s journey back to economic prosperity where Zimbabwe was once known as the “bread basket of Africa.”

Zimbabwean micro-enterprises are generally run by women and comprise a multitude of business types. Constraints on local production and manufacturing capacity have led to cross-border trading being the most common type of business.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Zimbabwe

  • $400
    Average annual income
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  • $3,221,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Blessed Group's $4,800 loan helped a member to buy groceries and hardware.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 24, 2013
Listed
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 19, 2013