A loan of $500 helped to buy hair care products and salon accessories.


Chipo's story

Chipo is a 21-year-old businesswoman from the Mt. Darwin District of Zimbabwe. She is a hairdresser who is operating a home-based salon using the experience that she gained when she was still in school. Chipo is also a Camfed Learner Guide in her spare time. In this role, she has committed to leading life skills sessions at the local secondary school each week that school is in session. Chipo will use her Kiva loan to buy hair care products and salon accessories such as hair dryers, rollers, and combs. She has big hopes of building her community and becoming economically independent.



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