A loan of $500 helped to increase her stock.


Irene's story

Irene is a 29-year-old businesswoman and mother from the Binga District of Zimbabwe. She sells clothes at a stall at the local flea market. Irene also volunteers as a Camfed Learner Guide as a life skills educator. With the Kiva loan, she intends to make bulk purchases of clothes to increase her sales and profits. With additional profits, Irene hopes to expand her business, create employment opportunities in her community and provide for her family.



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