Total loan: $1,200

Sister Juru Group

Juru, Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe / Food

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A loan helped to expand her range of fruit and vegetables for sale.

Sister Juru Group's story

Cathrine is 45 years old. She runs a vending business at a shopping center in Murehwa district. She provides her community with the very best in vegetables, restocking her products from local farms in the district. She wakes up early in the morning to go to nearby farms to gather her stock. She is reputable for selling fresh and high quality produce at her roadside stall.

Cathrine is a member of Sister Juru Group, which has four members. The group is now applying for their third loan from Thrive Microfinance. Cathrine is using her share of the loan to expand her range of products. She is planning to add vegetables, such as carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, and other products to her already existing basket of offerings.

Cathrine is married and she cares for six dependents, with five children going to school. Her business solely provides for the needs of her family. She pays her children’s school fees from her daily business.