A loan of $700 helped to buy cooking oil and Maggi.


Zainab's story

This is 33-year-old Zainab. She is married to a driver and has 2 children aged 6 years and 8 months old. She has no additional dependents.

In 2001, Zainab established her Maggi (a product for enhancing the flavour of soups and stews), rood season, and cooking oil business. She began her business because her husband, who was supporting the home strongly, was relieved of his job. She was so dependent on him for survival as she didn't learn a trade, so as a result, she went to her elder brother who advised her to go in to business. Her brother gave her some capital to start the business so that she can also be supportive of her husband. Since then, she worked hard to improve on her capital up to this time. Working 6 days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about Le 1,000,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of Le 3,000,000. Zainab requested for a loan in order to buy cooking oil and Maggi. In the future, Zainab plans to rent a big shop after making big capital so that she fully support her husband in taking care of the home. She thanks you for your support.



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