A loan of $1,550 helped a member to buy clothes, shoes, blankets and traveling bags.


Chekumirira Hapana Group's story

Judith is 39-years-old. She a widow with 3 children aged 15, 11 and 8 years and all the children are going to school. She also has 3 other dependents, her sister's children, who stay with her.

She has market stall in Masvingo town where she sells quite a range of products which include blankets, clothes, shoes and traveling bags. Judith has requested a loan of $300.00 to buy additional inventory for resale. She has been in the business for 14 years and has 3 employees. Most of her products are from South Africa and Botswana. She faces a challenge of some debtors failing to pay on time as she does credit sales. She is planning to own a number of shops in the Central Business District of Masvingo. From the extra income generated from the loan she will improve her family's' life in providing them with basic needs.

In this group: Judith, Phillip , Tamburai, Miriam, Grace, Priscilla



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