A loan of $2,000 helped a member to buy binding & laminating material and books for resale.


Deborah Group's story

Sichelesile N., 28, has applied for a loan from Kiva partner MicroKing Finance to restock stationery. She will utilize the loan money to buy binding and laminating material, as well as books and ball point pens for resale. She also offers typing and photocopying services and has eight years of business experience. She employs five people.

Sichelesile comes from the city of Gweru, which is normally referred to as the city of progress. She takes good care of her four children aged 10, eight, six and two, of whom three are attending school. Her husband works for scripture union and together they take care of two other dependents.

Sichelesile is hopeful that a capital injection will prove beneficial for the future growth of her business. She desires to open and operate a big bookshop and Internet cafe. She is also very grateful for the financial support to women and the empowerment of women.

Note: In the photo, the lady seated is Sichelesile.

In this group: Colleen, Elizabeth, Monica, Monica, Sichelesile
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