A loan of $750 helped a member to buy clothes for resale.


Umnotho Group's story

Bongekile is 49 years old and a single mother with 4 children between the ages of 2 and 14 years old. She cares for 4 children. She runs a retail business in Nkandla in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. In the photo she is in the center raising her hand.

She hs been in this business for 10 months and sells chicken in farm villages and pension spots. She says that the main challenge to her business is customers who buy on credit and fail to pay on time. She requested this loan through Women’s Development Businesses to buy clothes. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her profit, add more stock, support her family and allow her to build a house. In future, she would like to see her business grow.

In this group: Bongekile , Phakamile , Phumelele Cashephi , Sindisiwe Ivy , Khalasiphi Khathazile



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