Chishamiso`s sculpting business is located in Glen Norah, Harare, just a few meters from where she stays. She and a group of other women are the Rumuko group and they continually attend business training offered at Thrive which has helped them to keep their businesses running despite liquidity challenges faced. Chishamiso wants her proceeds to meet the fees for her child`s O level examinations and maintain a decent life for the family. A loan with Kiva can help Chishamiso resume cross border trading without foregoing the tomb stone business.
About THRIVE:THRIVE Microfinance is a for-profit microfinance institution in Zimbabwe that was founded in 2012 by former Kiva Fellow Henry Bartram. The organization provides productive business loans that utilize the group lending methodology, lends only to women, and provides auxiliary training before and after loans.
The organization currently supports approximately 25 groups of women, with $190,000 outstanding. With Kiva’s support, THRIVE will strive to reach their goal of $350,000 by the end of 2014.
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