A loan of $500 helped to purchase more ingredients for her restaurant.


Fungisai's story

Fungisayi is 21 years old and a single mother of one. She lives in eastern Zimbabwe in Wedza District.

She currently operates a takeaway food shop from a shack at the Wedza Center. She offers a menu that includes sadza (cornmeal), rice, beef, vegetables, chicken, and fish and chips. She started the business after finishing school in 2010. During school, she learned about food production and nutrition.

A Kiva loan offers her an opportunity to improve her business by relocating to the local food court, which is more hygienic. In addition, she will purchase more ingredients for the dishes she offers on her menu.

Fungisayi anticipates that these changes will help increase business by attracting more customers. She will use the proceeds to support herself and her child’s continuing education.



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