Update on Nenyasha GroupGreetings from Zimbabwe! This is 45-year-old Judith, from Mutare. She is married, with four children and three are attending school. She also cares for four other dependents.
Judith belongs to Nenyasha Group. Judith runs a retail business which sells vegetables, potatoes, and sweet potatoes. The business has been in operation for five years. She says the main challenges she is facing are that of high transport cost and a bad road network.
Judith has requested a loan of USD 600 to increase her funds in order to buy a truck for her business. She says the extra income generated as a result of this loan will allow her to improve her family's general welfare.
In the future, Judith plans to divert her business into a piggery.
Previous Loan DetailsGreetings from Zimbabwe! Forty-four-year-old Judith, from Mutare, is married and has four children, three of them attending school. She cares for three additional dependents. Judith runs a food business, producing peanut butter. The business has been in operation for one year. Judith says the... More from Nenyasha Group's previous loan »
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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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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