A loan of $500 helped to purchase more chicks and chick feed.


Tariro's story

Tariro is a 29-year-old mother from the Chiredzi District of Zimbabwe. As a volunteer Camfed Learner Guide, she helps young students develop life skills. As a businesswoman, Tariro sells chickens to the community. Over the past year she has grown her poultry business to its current capacity – producing about 50 broiler birds every six weeks. Tariro started the business because she wanted to be financially independent. Tariro would like to increase her sales volume and become a supplier to major supermarkets. She will use a Kiva loan to purchase more broiler chicks and chick feed to increase production. Tariro hopes to provide for herself and remain financially independent. She also desires to advance her education.



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