A loan of $750 helped a member to buy cold drinks, sweets, snacks and perfumes.


Siyakhula Group's story

Nonkululeko is 29 years old and married with three children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old. None of her children attends school. She runs a retail business in Kwa Zulu Natal in Empangeni, South Africa. In the photo she is pictured raising her hand.

She has been in business for a year selling cold drinks, sweets, snacks and perfumes, selling near a school. She says that the main challenge to her business are not having her own shelter because she rents the one that she is using. Nonkululeko requested this loan through WDB and Kiva to buy cold drinks, sweets, snacks and perfumes.

In future she would like to own her own shelter to use for her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her improve her life by having enough food for her family.

In this group: Nonkululeko , Thembaka Preciouse , Phakamile Preciouse , Nobantu Jeneth , Phumzile Jessy



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