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Total loan: $1,475


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Pogradec, Korçë County, Albania / Clothing

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A loan helped to purchase inventory of used clothing.

Mateo's story

Mateo is 24 years old and a member of the vulnerable Egyptian community. He lives in the city of Pogradec with his partner. Since she is still a minor, they have not celebrated their wedding. It is common within the vulnerable communities in Albania for minors to be in a live-in relationship.

Mateo manages a small used clothing business at the local market. He has been doing this type of work from the time he was a child. Mateo started working with his uncle and established his own business afterwards. He hopes that the Kiva lenders will support him for the first time. Mateo will stock up on inventory of used clothing for his business so that he can offer a variety of products to his customers for the new season. As a result, he can continue providing for his family.