A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase more equipment for her salon.

Dudzai's story

When Dudzai applied for a Kiva loan she was running a salon business, however she later discovered that she can make a lot more money by selling goats and cows which is a very profitable business in Muzarabani, Zimbabwe. From this business she managed to raise funds for repaying debts and feeding her family. She is also taking care of her sister’s children, sending them to school and buying uniforms and stationery for them. She is also now able to provide more nutritious food and additional items of clothing for her family.

Dudzai has saved enough money from her business selling goats and cows that she got a passport for herself as she is planning to go out of the country to buy salon items such as chemicals, rollers, blowers, and braids in preparation for the season. One challenge Dudzai faces in her business is crocodiles occasionally eating some of her goats.

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