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Kimberdaid Group
In this Group: Jadson, Fradreck, Winnet, Margret
Jadson lives in a town called Gweru. He is 28 years old, married and the father of two children, one of whom is only two weeks old. He makes a living by selling a range of products in the local market, including trousers, radios and items that run on solar energy. The main challenges he faces are lack of money to expand his business and high transportation costs. He will use his portion of this group loan to buy more items to sell to his customers and to pay the balance of the money he owes on his wife's dowry. His goal for the future is to open a chain of stores.

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About MicroKing Finance

MicroKing's loans are guaranteed against institutional default (failure of MicroKing to repay Kiva lenders if the borrower repays MicroKing) by MicroKing's parent company: Kingdom Financial Holdings Limited.

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This loan is administered by MicroKing Finance, Kiva’s first partner in Zimbabwe.

MicroKing’s mandate is to provide financial services integrated with advisory services and targeted training to the under-banked but rapidly growing Zimbabwean micro-enterprise sector. The intent is to mobilize the underprivileged as active agents in fighting poverty as well as to accelerate the country’s journey back to economic prosperity where Zimbabwe was once known as the “bread basket of Africa.”

Zimbabwean micro-enterprises are generally run by women and comprise a multitude of business types. Constraints on local production and manufacturing capacity have led to cross-border trading being the most common type of business.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Zimbabwe

  • $2,000
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Zimbabwe Loans Fundraising
  • $4,149,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kimberdaid Group's $1,600 loan helped a member to buy clothing, radios and solar-powered items to sell to his customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012