A loan of $500 helped to increase her stock of clothing to sell and in doing so expand her business.


Gladys's story

Gladys is a 27-year-old single woman with a passion for improving her community of Chiredzi, Zimbabwe. Gladys actively assists the elderly and less privileged as well as volunteers in schools teaching life skills education. To support herself, she has been running a business selling clothing such as jackets, shirts, shorts, skirts, jerseys, and trousers for the past three years. During this time, she has been able to provide for her family’s needs. The Kiva loan will enable her to increase her stock of clothing to sell and in doing so expand her business. An increase in profits would make her desire to create employment in her community a reality.



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