Love making a difference with Kiva? Your donations keep us running.

Thank you for the impact you’ve made this year! Together we’ve funded more than 170,000 loans and raised more than $120 million for financially excluded people around the world. It costs us more than $3 to facilitate each $25 loan, and we rely on optional donations from individuals like you to cover our costs.

Other amount

100%

funded

Total loan: $350

Bahtisen

Eskişehir, Eskişehir Province, Turkey / Food

Bahtisen's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support


A loan helped to buy bulks of grape leaves, oil and other ingredients.


Bahtisen's story

Bahtisen is married and a mother of two. She is making sarma (spiced meat wrapped in grape leaves). She started this in order to make a contribution to the family budget.

She is making her products for special occasions like birthdays. Satisfied customers make her promotion.

With the help of her sixth loan from Maya, she bought bulks of grape leaves, oil and other ingredients.

Translated from Turkish by Maya staff.

Bahtisen Hanım evli, iki çocuk annesidir. Bahtışen Hanım evinde yaprak sarma yapıp satıyor. Aile bütçesini destek olabilmek için bu işe başlamıştır. Kadınların günlerine, doğum günleri gibi özel günlere toplu siparişler alarak istenilen miktarda ürünlerini hazırlıyor. Müşteri memnuniyeti kendi reklamını sağlıyor. Memnun kalan müşterileri kendi yakın çevrelerine tavsiye ediyorlar Bahtışen Hanım Mayadan altıncı kredisini kullanıyor. Kredisi ile salamura yaprak, yağ ve diğer malzemeleri aldı.