A loan helped to invest in a bulk purchase of wood and other materials.


Eka's story

Eka is an artisan from Indonesia who specializes in wood carvings. She would like to invest in a bulk purchase of wood and other materials. Eka has been selling through Novica since 2010. This is her story:

"I can't believe I have passed the dark-cloudy times, and now I can focus on my childrens’ future, to provide them better education and life. I believe that because I have been helped by God's hands and supported by all my friends, I can keep working hard so I can feed my children, pay their school fees and also save for their future. The income I get from Novica customers also keeps getting better and better; it's been a great help for us, and now we can slowly start to do home improvements, too. Until now, I've been working as a nurse in a hospital while also keeping this business of my husband’s growing."

"I have been getting a lot of orders, but have limited working capital. Therefore, I need another loan to buy wood and other materials. With these funds, I can replenish my stock in time for the upcoming holiday season. Thank you to all of you who play a role in granting me this loan. Matur suksma (Thank you)."

Use the link below to view Eka's wood carvings on the Novica site:

http://www.novica.com/kiva/7351/


This loan is special because:

It gives artisans working capital at 0% interest rates.



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