A loan of $1,600 helped a member to buy shoes, jeans and shirts to sell.

Strides Group's story

Dudzayi is 43 years old and lives in Gweru. She is married and has two children aged 10 and 16, both attending school. Her husband is a teacher. Dudzayi is a cross-border trader who imports shoes, jeans and shirts to sell in Zvishavane. She has been in this business for five years. Her main challenges are a lack of funds and strict boarder controls. Dudzayi is applying for a loan of $400 to import clothes. The income generated will enable her to build a house in Zvishavane town. In the future, she plans to open a shoe store.

In this group: Dudzayi, Luke, Tracy, Dorothy
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