A loan of $500 helped to buy scrap metal in order to make and sell more metal items.


Teresia's story

Teresia A. K. is a widow with two children aged between seven and three years old, whom she hopes to raise to the best of her abilities. Her business is located beside a busy highway where metal work is the major type of business. She has been making and selling such items as wheelbarrows, metal boxes, chicken feeders, etc. to serve the local people. She has been running this business for six years now and has three employees. She says that this business is profitable and the major challenge she has is poor records, which makes it easy for the workers to defraud the business. However, she works very hard to keep her business doing well. She is using her loan of Kes 40,000 to buy scrap metal to grow her business. She hopes to expand her business and open other outlets in other towns. She describes herself as determined, goal oriented, ambitious, and God fearing.


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