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Total loan: $225

Helena

Nkhotakota, Central Region, Malawi / Services

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A loan helped to open more branches for mobile money transfers.


Helena's story

Helena is a 26-year-old entrepreneur who lives with her parents in the Nkhotakota district in Malawi. Her life was always hard before she started her business as an agent for mobile money transfers. She dreams of becoming an owner of various investments through which she will employ youths from her community. Helena is an agent who conducts mobile money transfers for Airtel money and TNM Mpamba. Helena is requesting a Kiva loan to expand her business and establish branches in her community. She plans to use the profit she earns to invest in another type of business, pay school fees for her siblings and build herself a house.

Helen will repay the ‘social interest’ on her loan by volunteering 2.5 hours per week as a member of the CAMFED alumnae association, CAMA, providing mentorship to younger members as they tackle a range of personal and entrepreneurial issues.