A loan of $1,150 helped to purchase stocks of products for her grocery store.


Mzia's story

Mzia is a 50-year-old, woman from Sabue village. She lives with her husband and son. The only breadwinner in their family is Mzia, who works hard to make financial stability for her family members. She works as a private worker at any kind of agricultural activity and is paid according to the work done. However, the income is insignificant to cover all daily expenses of the three-member family. The family lives below the poverty line. Mzia has a great desire to somehow improve their lifestyle and increase her monthly income. That's why she requested a loan and wants to open a mini-grocery store near her house. She claimed a loan of 2,000 GEL to purchase stocks of products and was approved with the joint initiative between Kiva and Credo, the start-up program that enables poor people like Mzia to start or re-start businesses. The family's living conditions will significantly increase, as Mzia will have a stable source of income and not depend only seasonal activities. She will be really grateful for the help and regards Kiva lenders.



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