A loan of $500 helped to increase her stock.


Readous's story

Readous is 22-year-old single woman from the Mt. Darwin district of Zimbabwe. She teaches helps students to build their study habits and life skills as a Camfed Learner Guide at the local high school. Further, Readous operates a grocery shop at her local business center, where she sells sugar, cooking oil, rice, flour, washing soap, soft drinks, and snacks. She hopes to one day to expand her business into a larger store.

Readous will use the Kiva loan to purchase products in bulk to reduce costs and increase profits. Readous hopes to further her education and provide for her younger sister, as well.



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