A loan of $500 helped to purchase more sewing materials.

Perceive's story

Perceive is a single mother of two and an entrepreneur living in Chiredzi, a district in Zimbabwe. Perceive volunteers as a Camfed Learner Guide in schools, as well as in the community where she actively promotes youth economic empowerment. She started her own sewing business in November 2013, where she sells a variety of products such as uniforms, children’s dresses, duvet covers, clothes, toilet sets, and drapery.

With the Kiva loan, Perceive will expand her business and open her own clothing shop. She intends to use the loan to purchase materials such as fabric, sewing needles for her machine, a mannequin, and thread. She is passionate about creating employment in her rural community. By improving her business, she will be able to provide for her family and improve their living standard.

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