A loan of $1,675 helped a member to buy staple grains, meat, etc.


Mana Group's story

The Maná group is made up of four hardworking and enterprising people, one of whom is Karla. She is 38 years old and has had a small shop for three years. She has two children aged 20 and 15. The youngest, who is still dependent on her, is studying and helps with the business.

The others are Susana, who sells cooked beans, chemicals, and general merchandise; Gladys who sells drinks, ice cream and merchandise; and Nely who has had a small grocery store for nine years.

In this group: Karla Janett, Nelly Del Socorro, Susana María , Gladys

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Monica Wooters



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