A loan of $1,900 helped a member buy material for making mats.


Nhlanhlayethu Group's story

Ntombikayise is 47 years old and married with 7 children between the ages of 10 and 33. She sells mats house to house in Mtubatuba, KwaZ. Natal in South Africa. She is wearing a black and white head scarf in the photo above.

She's been in this business for 10 years. She also earns income from the government's child support grant. She says that the main challenge to her business is that her customers do not pay on time.

She requested this loan through Women’s Development Businesses to buy material for making mats. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her send her children to school. In the future, she would like to see herself being a mats supplier.

She thanks WDB and Kiva very much.

In this group: Thandiwe Virginia, Busisiwe Emeline, Thandekile Gretta, Ntombikayise Theressa, Cabangile Jabulisiwe
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