A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy clothes, blankets, duvets and stoves to sell.


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Rosemary is 49 years old and comes from Gweru, the capital of Midlands province in Zimbabwe. She is widowed and has three children, aged 23, 25 and 28. She also cares for two dependents.

Rosemary runs a retail cross-border business selling clothes, blankets, duvets and stoves. Her business has been in operation for 3 years. She says the main challenges she faces are import duties and high transport costs.

Rosemary has requested a loan of $400 to buy DVDs, blankets and stoves. She says the extra income generated as a result of this loan will allow her to send her family members and neighborhood orphans to school. In the future, Rosemary plans to open several shops in Gweru town centre.

In this group: Rosemary, Emerinah, Eneles, Vimbayi, Sibongile, Dorothy, Evelyne



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