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Total loan: $1,600
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Zama Zama Group

Zimbabwe
Gweru, Zimbabwe / Retail

A loan of $1,600 helped a member to buy materials to make seat covers and chair backs.


Zama Zama Group's story

Joyce is a 50-year-old widow whose husband passed away ten years ago. She lives in Gweru with her five children, aged 25, 23, 21, 20 and 16. Three children are still at school. She doesn't have any other dependents.

She is a cross-border trader who has been operating for ten years now. Joyce trades in South Africa and specializes mainly in seat covers and chair backs. The business is mainly affected by changing government regulations, high import duty and transport costs.

She sees herself opening a shop in Zimbabwe in the next five years and starting other projects.

In this group: Joyce, Kezinety, Esnat, Fungai
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 5, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: MicroKing Finance

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 5, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: MicroKing Finance