A loan helped to expand her clothing business for better sales and profits.


Naume's story

Naume is a 21-year-old, businesswoman living in Shurugwi District of Zimbabwe. She has been successfully selling clothing, purses, and plastic sandals. With the requested Kiva loan, Naume intends to make bulk purchases of clothes to boost her sales and profits. With those additional profits she hopes to expand into a retail business, create employment within her community, and provide for her siblings.

She had a first loan that she successfully repaid.

When she is not working at her business, Naume serves as a Cama (a network of graduates) member volunteering to work in local schools.



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