A loan of $500 helped to purchase more goods for her store.

Esnath's story

Esnath is a 31-year-old married mother of three living in Chikomba East, a district in Zimbabwe. She operates a grocery shop where she sells food items such as cooking oil, sugar, salt, maize meal, sugar beans, matemba (sardines), biscuits, sweets and stationery. In addition to running her own business, Esnath provides counseling services to young people facing challenges at a local community center.

Esnath will use the Kiva loan to expand her business by increasing and diversifying her inventory. She hopes to grow the business and increase its profitability to better provide for her family and the needs of vulnerable children in the community.

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