A loan of $1,200 helped a member to buy fruits, cooking oil, cakes, juices, snacks, sweets, cold drinks, sugar, breads and maize meal.


Ikusasalethu Group's story

Ningeleni is 52 years old and widowed, with 3 children aged between 23 and 30. She is running a small retail business in Mandini, South Africa. She has been in this business for 6 months. She has no other source of income. She is wearing a white top standing on the left side of her group in the photo above.

She has 2 employees for her business. She requested this loan through WDB and Kiva to buy fruit, cakes, juices, snacks, sweets, cold drinks, maize meal and bread. The main challenge to her business is that she has no transport of her own to go and make orders. In five years time she would like to have her own supermarket.The extra income from this loan will help her renovate her house.

In this group: Ningeleni Sibongile, Gembe Thembani, Nokwazi Phumzile, Sindisiwe Bongekile, Zibuyisile Gasta



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