1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia

by Kukula Solar
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia
1000 Microloan for Rural Women in Zambia

For many people, $60 is what they spend in a day or two to buy coffee, but for Olivia, that was her monthly income before she joined the microloan program.

Olivia, 39 a single mother with 3 children aged 7,12, and 17, struggled to take care of her children and at one point contemplated suicide until a friend introduced her to our microloan program for women. She was so passionate to embark on a journey to break the cycle of poverty and with an initial loan of $80, Olivia started a small business selling snacks and soda drinks.

Through our training in opportunity identification, savings, marketing, and leadership, Olivia was on her path to greatness.

Her second loan of $150 frog leaped Olivia's business. she expanded her soda business and every day she makes a $12 net profit. From her snack business she is making an net profit of $5 daily.

With your continued support, many women like Olivia will have an opportunity to break the cycle of generational poverty and embark on a journey to independence.

Thank you to all of you our donors who are making these stories possible. Your continued support and donations are getting us closer to meeting our goal of transitioning women from poverty into the middle-income class.

 

Thank you

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Anna at her shop financed by a Microloan
Anna at her shop financed by a Microloan

Anna got her first microloan in 2021 and with it bought a bundle of used clothes, which she sold quickly. She then used the profit to buy a sewing machine and began making clothes on order for customers. Very soon thereafter her husband was in an accident and broke his thighbone. He could no longer work, and she became the sole support of her family, which includes 3 small children.

Anna began making school uniforms and obtained contracts for aprons. She paid for her husband's medical bills and all of the family expenses out of her profits. Anna estimated that the supplies for a ladies' dress cost about $7 and it takes her about 3 hours to complete. She sells each dress for $12- $15. Her husband has just now started working again.

With a Microloan, Anna is managing to meet daily home needs and continue to expand her business.

With your support, we can continue to empower more women with microloans and help break the cycle of poverty.

 

Thanks for your continued support.

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Location: Chipata, Eastern Province - Zambia
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Francis Mbewe
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