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Total loan: $150

Elizabeth

Nchelenge, Luapula Province, Zambia / Food

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A loan helped to expand her business by increasing the size and range of her stock.


Elizabeth's story

Elizabeth is a 21-year-old entrepreneur who lives with her mother in Nchelenge District in Zambia. Elizabeth sells sausages and fish at the market. Elizabeth is requesting a Kiva loan to expand her business by increasing the size and range of her stock. She plans to use the profit she earns to support her family and continue her education.

Elizabeth will repay the ‘social interest’ on her loan by volunteering three hours per week as a CAMFED Learner Guide, facilitating classes from CAMFED’s ‘My Better World’ program with students at her local secondary school, helping to build children’s self-esteem and motivating them to remain in school.