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Violet

Katete, Eastern Province, Zambia / Food

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A loan helped to pay for a freezer.


Violet's story

Violet is a 38-year-old, female business woman and runs a butchery in Katete district of Eastern province in Zambia where she lives with two of her family members.

Violet has been running her business for over five years and sells different types of fresh meat products. Violet is asking for a loan to obtain a bigger freezer to preserve her products and improve on the quality of her supplies in future.

Rent-To-Own will deliver the freezer to Violet's shop and will ensure that she is trained on how to properly use and maintain the freezer so that it may continue to work for her over a long period of time.