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Mukaushande Group

Masvingo, Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy clothes, bags, and footwear for resale.


Mukaushande Group's story

This is 47-year-old Sibongile (raising her hand) from Masvingo, a town in southeastern Zimbabwe. She is married with four children; two attend school. She also cares for two dependents. Sibongile runs a flea market business selling clothes and footwear. The business has been in operation for 7 years. She says the main challenge faced is lack of working capital. Sibongile has requested a loan of $400 to buy blouses, tracksuits, bags, and boots. She says the extra income generated as a result of this loan will allow her to improve the family's general welfare. In the future Sibongile plans to operate a retail outlet.