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A loan of $500 helped to make bulk purchases of second hand and new clothes.

Nomathemba's story

Nomathemba is a 24-year-old lady doing buying and selling of new and second hand clothes .She has been running her business for 3 years. Nomathemba is still single and she stays with her siblings and grandparents in Umzingwane district in Zimbabwe. When she is not working at her business, Nomathemba volunteers as a peer educator in her community and surrounding schools.

With the requested Kiva loan, Nomathemba plans to make bulk purchases of second hand and new clothes as they are in demand. This will assist her to make the purchases at lower costs and she will, thus, enjoy more profits. With the additional profits she intends expand her business and create employment for her community members. She also plans to go for tertiary education at a teachers' college and pay her fees using the profits.

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