A loan of $225 helped a member to buy products to make ice cream like yogurt, basic grains and soft drinks, fruit, sugar, plastic bags, and soap.


Shania Group's story

Marlene is a friendly woman and the coordinator for the solidarity group called “Shania”. She is 36 years old, married, and has five young children. Her husband is a bricklayer. With the intention of having her own source of income, Marlene established a small business more than a year ago where she sells yogurt, ice cream, basic grains, and other products. She is requesting her second loan in order to buy more supplies like yogurt, soap, basic grains, soft drinks, fruit, sugar, and plastic bags to make ice cream. Her dream is to keep growing her business and eventually sell bales of clothing. Ninska: She is requesting a loan in order to increase and diversify her products. Her dream is to grow her business and build a house of her own. She currently lives with an aunt. Marisol: She is requesting a loan in order to purchase the merchandise of her business, which includes basic grains, eggs, yogurt, sodas, instant soups, laundry soap, and other products. Her dream is to improve her business.

In this group: Marisol Maria, Marlene, Ninska Ivannia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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