A loan of $4,475 helped a member to purchase more goat kids, goats and feed.


Maa Tarini Shg (F) Group's story

Jamuna is in her first loan cycle with "Maa Tarini SHG" self-help group through People's Forum. In picture the lady standing with raised hand is Jamuna. She likes this type of funding because it allows her to grow her businesses. Jamuna is 38 years old and married. She has three children. Her husband is also in business; he works in mobile village markets on market days. Jamuna makes a living raising and then selling goats to the local butchers in the near market. She has been doing this business for the last 10 years. She spends most of her time taking care of her business but she also raises chickens to help her husband with the household expenses. She will use the loan to buy more goats, goat kids and feed. Her goal is to have a bigger goat business. All the members of this group are women and all are sharing a common goal to give a better life to their children. All the group members live in a small village of Odisha, India, and all are engaged in different activities. On the behalf of this group, Jamuna says, "We are very grateful to Kiva and its lenders for giving us this opportunity to grow."

In this group: Jamuna, Parbati, Binu, Minati, Sadhana, Saraju, Manu, Satya, Minati, Jhali, Sauri
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