A loan of $2,000 helped a member to buy blankets.


Mama Africa Group's story

Laina is a 42-year-old lady who is married with four children, ages 18, 25, 26, and 28. None of her children go to school. Laina has one dependent, her grandchild, who she stays with. Her husband is formally employed as a driver.

Laina runs a business importing blankets and other linen from Botswana and South Africa. She has been in business for over 10 years and has two employees. Laina operates her business from home in Masvingo town and her business challenges include the fluctuation in foreign currency rates as well as transport challenges when coming from border countries.

Laina is requesting a 400 USD loan to buy blankets to sell. This is her second loan. In the next five years, Laina wants to establish an import and export business.

In this group: Laina, Junia, Jesirita, Abigail, Sandra
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