A loan helped to offer transportation services to her hostel guests.


Rusudan's story

Rusudan is 57 years old and married; she is from the village Becho, Mestia district, which is a very popular tourism area in the country. Rusudan and her family are involved in tourism business. They have a hostel and serve tourists and Georgians and generate a good but seasonal income. They want to increase the productivity and make more profits from the tourism business by offering their guests additional transportation services.

Rusudan asks for a loan to purchase a car and employer her husband work as a driver.

This new business initiative, financed with a Kiva start-up loan, will significantly increase the income of the family and improve their living conditions.


This loan is special because:

It helps vulnerable women start a new business.



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