A loan of $2,250 helped a member to expand her fowl run and rear more chickens for sale.


Vagoni Vebasa Group's story

Naume, aged 50, stays in Houghton Park, Harare. She has been in the business of rearing chickens for over 15 years. She has a secure fowl run at her place which can take up to 400 hundred birds. Naume has managed to develop her business over the past 15 years by building a secure fowl run which can protect birds from harsh weather conditions. Business has grown from only keeping broiler chickens to both broilers and layers. Naume is a married homeowner who has managed to send her children to school and develop her house from the proceeds from selling the chickens. She has 2 school going dependants and her husband does fitting and turning. Naume and her group have benefited from the trainings offered at Thrive as they have developed new good ways of managing their businesses. Naume approached other members to conduct ROSCAs and this idea has help support the up keeping of other members families. With the Kiva loan can help her expand her fowl run and continue encouraging and giving other women in her community and church to work hard and develop their businesses.

In this group: Naume , Machanyangwa, Tendai, Midia, Scolastic, Francisca
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