A loan of $500 helped to purchase more clothes, handbags, and shoes to sell.

Thembelenkosini's story

Thembelenkosini is a 20-year-old businesswoman who lives in the Lupane District of Zimbabwe. She has been operating a flea market where she sells clothes, handbags, and shoes.

Thembelenkosini is also a Camfed Learner Guide who takes students through the My Better World sessions and teaches life skills.

With the loan she is requesting from Kiva, she would like to purchase better quality clothes, shoes, and handbags in higher quantities and increase her sales and profits.

With the increased profits, she intends to assist the vulnerable students in her community by purchasing school materials for them and also to become financially independent.

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