HARARE, Zimbabwe

Six years ago, it was only a dream for Michelle Chitembwe, 47, to own a bed, who slept on the floor of her slum house in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital. 

But challenging the difficulties, Chitembwe launched a soap-making venture, and has shifted to a life of the rich from that of rags. She now enjoys her luxurious house in a Harare suburb.

Her initiative was a magic touch on her life, for sure, but it also changed the lives of many women as she employed scores to ensure a future for them.

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