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Total loan: $2,500

Mapalo Group

Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia / Personal Use

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A loan helped to pay for a clean cookstove and renewable energy products.

Mapalo Group's story

Hilda is 64 years old and lives in Lusaka. She lost her husband several years ago, leaving her with 6 children. 5 of her children are now married, and she is currently living with her son who has completed school. To generate some income, Hilda has been renting out her house. However, her legs are not in good shape anymore and this makes it hard for her to follow up with the tenant occupying the house.

Even though she is the sole income provider and has a condition, Hilda wants to be independent and be able to support herself and not depend on others. The clean cookstove and subscription of renewable energy pellets she will buy with this loan, will help her to achieve this goal. The stove and pellets are cheaper than charcoal and will thus help her save money.