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A loan of $1,875 helped a member to buy fresh stock of grocery items to sell at her store.

Saron Group's story

Hekim, who is photographed with her hand raised, is the profiled featured borrower of Saron Group. She lives in a village with her two children and her husband.

Initially Hekim owned a small corner shop, where she sold paan, cigarettes and the likes to earn income. She seems to be doing great with her shop business; with steady improvement she expanded to a bigger shop. In order to attract more customers to her shop, she increased her shop items with snacks and essential commodities like cell batteries, candles, toothbrushes, etc. With her good earnings, she has been contributing money towards the children’s education and the family as a whole. She now shares a big role in meeting the family's expenses, and she feels very happy for it.

Hekim plans to expand her store still further. She wishes to stock sugar, potatoes, onions, garlic, cooking oil and soap with this loan for higher profits. Until now, she has been operating her store in a rented room. In the near future, she plans to build one of her own.

Similarly, the rest of the group members also need loans and want to do better with their businesses like weaving, selling local rice, selling used clothes and selling vegetables.

To end with, all the group members feel very fortunate to be receiving a helping hand from all the Kiva lenders and send their good wishes.

In this group: Kimboi, Chongpi, Hekim, Lhingneo, Lamshi, Veineichong, Hekhol, Nengneimoi, Vahboi, Nemneichong

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