Dallendyshe has been buying and selling secondhand clothing and other items in the city’s market for the past six years. “As for the profit, it hasn’t been that bad,” she says. “I have been feeding all my family with this income,” she continued.
Dallendyshe is requesting a loan of approximately $2,350 to buy more secondhand items and resell them. She hopes that she will get the financial support she seeks from Kiva lenders. Please note that Dallendyshe has been a VFA client for a long time has proven to be very responsible.
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Roma and Egyptian populations living in Albania are considered vulnerable from a socioeconomic perspective and this loan would be used to support them.
About VisionFund AlbaniaVisionFund Albania is a micro-finance subsidiary of child hunger nonprofit World Vision International. Striving to improve child welfare, the organization offers a variety of loan products designed for rural, traditionally underserved clients and their families. These products include agriculture, business and household improvement loans, as well as "integration loans" targeted to help the poorest, most vulnerable Albanian households acquire value chain resources.
While VFA is focused on the empowerment of the poor overall, it pays special attention to women. About 60% of loans to entrepreneurs on Kiva go to women.
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