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Unity Group
In this Group: Peggy, Clara, Chengeto, Ruvarashe, Rosemary, Mavis, Vonai
Peggy, with hand raised, is a 41 year-old lady from Masvingo. She is a divorcee with 2 children aged 23, and 14 years both in school. Peggy also takes care of 2 other dependents.

Peggy has an agriculture business rearing chickens in Masvingo resettlement area. She has been in the business for almost 15 years and is requesting a loan of $400.00 to buy chicks and feed. With the extra income from this loan Peggy will be able to improve the general welfare of her family. Peggy says she faces the challeng of having to buy poor quality day-old chicks which not respond to the feeds she uses, resulting into a lose of capital. However she is planning to supply chics to retail market outlets rather than to individual customers .

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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
  • 0
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  • $4,195,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Unity Group's $2,800 loan helped a member to buy chicks and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 1, 2012