Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible. For a limited time, if you donate $35 or more, a $25 bonus will be added to your account (you’ll get an email once it’s there).
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $1,375 helped to purchase seasonal merchandise.

Tatyana's story

Tatyana is a widow. She has one grown son and one who is still in school. Tatyana’s life has never been easy. After the loss of her husband she had to take on full responsibility for her boys. This is how she decided to launch her own small business selling womens' footwear in the central retail market of Zaporozhye.

Tatyana has been in the trade for 15 years. She has a lot of experience working with different customers and various types of inventory. Presently, her turnover capital amounts to 40,000 UAH. Her net profit is about 3,000 UAH a month.

Tatyana is seeking a loan of 11,700 UAH to purchase assorted fall and winter merchandise. She has repaid all her previous loans without any delinquencies which characterizes her as a responsible and solvent borrower. We believe Tatyana’s determination and balanced business approach will help her repay the current loan without any problems as well.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details