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Total loan: $1,125
Gyumri, Shirak Province, Armenia / Food
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Naira's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped to buy equipment for her catering business.
Naira is from Gyumri town where she lives with her son. Naira works at one of the local restaurants as an assistant Chef. In order to tackle financial hardships, Naira also provides catering services to locals. Due to her high quality work and nice attitude toward people, Naira has gained many customers. She organizes very beautiful catering during special events and people value her hard and devoted work. Now, Naira asks for support from Kiva lenders to increase her working capital and purchase tools for organizing her catering business. Naira has now been approved for a loan within the framework of a new joint initiative between Kiva and SEF international. The start-up loan program provides business start-up loans with soft conditions to informal businesses that do not have access to credit products. Naira will be very grateful to lenders for support, as the loan will help her to continue her work and ensure a better life for her son.