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rosemary Rosenfeld01/01/2017 17:33:19
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We have had lots of repayments, it's the end of the month..... but sadly there are no sewers (I hate that word!!) needing loans at the moment! I will keep my eyes open and let you know !

best Rosemary

rosemary Rosenfeld03/01/2017 11:39:55
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2 more loans have been completely repaid this month.....Rani Begum and Margoth elizabeth Zhunaula quizhpe .

Still no stitchers to support yet! But I will keep looking! Rx

Sylvia04/01/2017 08:38:12
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I have just had a couple repaid too. Have now done my little bit for a lady who buys and hires out traditional wedding gowns. Not sewing but nearly.

rosemary Rosenfeld15/01/2017 13:25:54
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I have made 3 loans on your behalf.....

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At the age of 46 Irshad Bibi is married and runs a business from home. She has five children, three sons and two daughters. Both her daughters and two sons are completing their education currently. Her husband and the 18-year-old son work at a power loom factory, making cloth from processed yarn. Their combined monthly earnings reach up to 11,000 Rupees (approximately $105). Irshad, crafts women’s formal wear that they usually wear on weddings and other similar events. Her business is on a very small level and she manages to earn a mere 5,000 (about $48) in spite of her hard work and creative designs. She now wants to increase her output and make more outfits to sell. However, she is short on working capital and has, therefore, requested for a loan to purchase more fabric and embroidery supplies like pearls, beads, sequins, stones and fancy gold and silver threads, from wholesale. Irshad wishes to raise her family’s living standards and provide her children with a sound future. She has promised to return the loan in 17 installments.

rosemary Rosenfeld15/01/2017 13:26:55
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Razia Jabeen is 51 years old and married. She has a 15 years old daughter who is currently in school Her husband is a railway employee and earns 15,000 (about $143) each month. To share with her husband’s the responsibility to earn money for the household Razia works from home stitching garments. She started her business almost four years ago. She manages to make approximately 10,000 rupees (about $95) per month. To give her family a chance at a better lifestyle, Razia now wants to raise her earnings. She has requested for a loan to invest in her business. She needs to buy a sewing machine, some stitching supplies and different types of fabric for stitching the clothes. She mainly supplies her stitched garment to different boutiques. She thinks that she will eventually be able to increase her efficiency and as well as her production. Razia is determined to increase her revenues and income to provide her family with improved living conditions. She promises to repay the loan in 22 installments.

rosemary Rosenfeld15/01/2017 13:27:54
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African attire materials come in different colors and in different styles to cater for diverse client needs. Claris Chikomo designs ladies dresses, costumes, men’s and children’s wear. Due to the continued demand for these attires in Zimbabwe there is need to ensure that they are readily available and Claris has taken it upon herself to deliver even to her client’s doorstep. Claris supplies her products to clients in her neighborhood and she also supplies to churches in and around her area and to some tailors. She restocks her business materials from her group colleagues who are cross border traders.
She is a 33 year old married mother of 2 children living in Hatcliff, Harare. She is responsible for the upkeep of her children from their school fees, clothing to food. Her husband is a self-employed motor mechanic. Claris came up with four other members and they called themselves Rusape group. The other members in the group are also into tailoring and cross border trading.
Claris took a loan of $350 and she is planning to restock more materials so as to supply the ever growing demand. She also anticipates outsourcing tailoring activities so that she can increase her capacity and meet the increasing demand for the hats, shoe and handbag coating done using the java prints

rosemary Rosenfeld31/01/2017 13:03:37
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Nasreen is a seamstress by profession and runs a small business from home. She has requested for a loan to buy a more efficient sewing machine and increase her productivity. She sews clothes of women of her locality, that is, Rukan Pura, Kasur. She earns 7,000 Rupees per month. Nasreen is 31 years old and married with two sons and one daughter. One of her children is in education while the other two are still quite young. Her husband works at a power loom and earns 9,000 Rupees (almost $86) per month. Almost five years ago she started the sewing business from home to share her husband’s responsibilities and make a better living for her children. Nasreen now wants to purchase fabric as well as a new sewing machine. She hopes she could then sew clothes more efficiently. She could then earn better for her family. She will pay back loan in 17 instalments.

rosemary Rosenfeld31/01/2017 13:04:43
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Munawer Bibi is 51 years old and married. She is a mother to two sons and a daughter, aged from 20 to 16. Two of her kids go to schools. Her husband is a labour by profession who makes a meager sum of 8,000 Rupees (almost $76) every month. She contributes to the family’s income by working as a seamstress from her home. She stitches made to order clothes for women in her neighborhood. She currently manages to earn 11,000 Rupees (about $104) monthly, from her work. Anticipating her growing household expenses, Munawer now wants to increase her earnings. She stitches clothes on a manual machine due to which she has to exert a great deal, and her hands often hurt a lot. She needs to buy a jockey machine but lacks adequate running capital. She has requested for a loan from Akhuwat to purchase some stitching supplies and a new machine. Munawer is hopeful that she can then increase her efficiency as well as her income and provide a better living standard to her family.

rosemary Rosenfeld31/01/2017 13:05:12
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Here are the details of our 2 latest loans! Rx

rosemary Rosenfeld01/02/2017 12:37:18
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We have just had emails about loans being fully repaid! They are the Chobisika group, Shall Cross group, Tashaina group, Juliette Taiwa faleroun, Maria de Lourdes Toledo santos, Robina Bibi and Shumaila Bibi! Good news all ways round! Rx

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