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Reja

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Korce, Korçë County, Albania / Food

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A loan helped to open a small fruits and vegetables store together with her brother so they can provide an income for their family.


Reja's story

Reja is back again asking for Kiva lenders' support for the same purpose as the previous time: to open a small fruits and vegetables store together with her brother so they can provide an income for their family.

"We could not open the store the first time, as right after receiving the loan my brother got infected with Covid-19, and we had to spend all our savings and the financing we received from you to pay for his treatment. Thanks God he feels better now and we are ready to continue with our plan of opening the fruits and vegetables store!" said Reja optimistically during the interview.

Reja is a retired woman from Korca city. She lives with her brother at their parents house, where Reja is seen at her favourite corner in the kitchen. Neither she nor her brother have ever been married. "God did not plan for either of us to get married. Now at my age I do not regret at all for not being married or having my own family. I have enjoyed my life with my family and relatives and have been like a godmother for most of the children of my relatives!" said Reja during the interview. She thanks all Kiva lenders for the possible support and wishes you a prosperous spring season.