A loan of $2,000 helped a member to buy chicks, chicken feed and medication.


Rikas Group's story

Ireen is a fifty-six-year-old woman who lives in a small town called Kwekwe. She is married and has four children. She is in the agriculture business of poultry and has been in the business for 12 years.

Ireen says challenges being faced in the business include shortage of chicken feed, shortage of equipment during the winter period, late payments by debtors and regular power cuts as well as competition. Ireen has requested a loan of $400. With the income generated from this loan she will better the standard of living of her family and also increase disposable income together with her husband's salary.

In future Ireen is planning to own a chicken meat market in Kwekwe's central business district and also expand into wholesaling eggs.

In this group: Ireen, Ntombiyelanga, Alinesu, Kudzayi, Ruth



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