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Total loan: $725


Samfya, Luapula Province, Zambia / Clothing

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A loan helped to purchase more second-hand clothes and handbags to sell.

Astrida's story

Astrida is a 38-year-old entrepreneur who lives with her sisters and three children in Samfya District in Zambia. She sells second-hand clothes and handbags. She is requesting a Kiva loan to purchase more second-hand clothes and handbags to sell. She plans to use the profit she earns to expand her business and to support her family.

She will repay the ‘social interest’ on her second 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.