A loan of $1,400 helped a member to buy a stock of clothes for resale.


Unity Is Power Group's story

Magret is a 55-year-old married lady from Masvingo, Zimbabwe, with 3 children aged 35, 33 and 32 years. None of them are still at school. She has 3 dependents. She stays with her grandchildren.

She is in a retail business of buying and selling clothes, and she operates from her residence. She has been in the business for 15 years and does not have any employees working for her. High costs of duty at the point of entry, bad debts and high competition are some of the challenges she faces in the business.

She has requested a loan of $200 to buy some clothes for resale. With the income generated from this loan, Magret will be able to pay for the grandchildren she is staying with. In the next five years she is planning to have a boutique in town.

In this group: Magret, Plagia, Maria, Magret, Marian, Mildred, Ratidzai
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