Mukaka Group

Chipata, Zambia, Zambia

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Mukaka Group has fully repaid their loan of £3967.23

Amount Requested

Amount requested:


Repayment term

Repayment term:

6 Months

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Activity type:


MFI Partner

MFI partner:

Microloan Foundation Zambia

This loan is for a group named Mukaka women’s group, which has 23 members who range in age from 18 to 58. The marital status of these women is different some are single, some married, some divorced and others widowed. Most of these women have children and look after orphans who go to school. Women of Mukaka group have different small-scale businesses which include selling raising poultry, pots and grocery stall.  They started their businesses for different reasons, but mostly to reduce poverty levels within their families and to be independent. The group is applying for its twelfth loan after successfully repaying the previous loans. They use profits to buy household goods, clothes, pay for their children school fees and make home improvements.
Sara Zulu 28 years is a member of this group. She is married and has three children who are in school. Sara has a poultry rearing chicks and selling chickens. She started this business six years ago as a way of being able to support her family financially. She is requesting for this loan to order more chicks, feeds and also to renovate the poultry house. Her customers are people from the surrounding areas. She is also saving to buy a plot were to build a family house. She hopes to see her business grow.

loan added: 01 December 2017

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Mukaka Group's loan Repayment schedule

Date Expected repayments Actual repayments
December 2017 £360.66 £278.87
January 2018 £601.10 £577.60
February 2018 £601.10 £593.56
March 2018 £601.10 £586.83
April 2018 £601.10 £599.18
May 2018 £601.10 £623.30

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