A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy clothing and mat-making materials, e.g., needles and a saw.


Qalakancane Group's story

Makhosazana is 62 years of age, single and has two children who are 27 and 35. She runs a clothing business in Mtubatuba, South Africa (KZN). She is pictured in the center of the photo, raising her hand. She has been in her business for seven years and sells new clothes in town. She also receives a child support grant from the government. She says the main challenges to her business are customers who do not pay on time. She requested this loan through WDB and Kiva to buy material of making mats like a saw, needles, etc. She also adds that the extra income from this loan will help her extend her home and take her child to tertiary education. In future she would like to see her business grow and become a supplier.

In this group: Makhosazana Gladness , Thembisile , Nokuthula , Cabangile Thobekile , Bhekiwe
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