Total loan: $1,450

Miguel Group

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Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe / Retail

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A loan helped to restock more watches, calendars, clothing and blankets from South Africa to resell.

Miguel Group's story

Time is the most precious gift of them all and every time one dedicates his/her time in doing something that second is never again regained. Time lost is an opportunity lost, hence an individual needs to fully utilize every second in the day. Time is money and Sungirl swiftly identified that it was profitable selling items that show the time. She ventured into the business of selling watches and clocks, a constant reminder to all individuals that time is moving and is to be used wisely.

Sungirl is 50 years old a married mother of five children. She lives in Dzivarasekwa 2 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Sungirl is a member of Miguel group. The other three members in the group are into cross border activities, poultry and secondhand clothing, respectively. Sungirl is the chairperson of the group so she has to ensure that her group members' businesses are up and running and also her business has to be exemplary.

Sungirl sells constant reminders to individual in the form of watches. She sells various types of watches such as hand watches, wall watches and neck watches. Her watches come in different colors and styles to meet the ever-changing needs of her clients. As an indication that she is serious in making reminders that time is money, Sungirl also sells calendars. Her calendars are magnificent and beautify the walls of her customers. Sungirl restocks her goods from Messina, South Africa. She restocks on a monthly basis. To ensure that her business survives, Sungirl also restocks goods such as clothing, kitchenware and blankets from South Africa for wholesale resale in flea markets in the central business district of Harare.

Sungirl applied for a loan of $500. Using the loan, she anticipates restocking more watches, calendars, clothing and blankets from South Africa for resale in Zimbabwe. Sungirl also anticipates operating at her own flea market in the future.