A loan helped to construct the grocery store in local village to simplify for villagers the access to the goods of first necessity.


Alexandru's story

Alexandru is a 36-years-old man from Petresti village, Ungheni region of Moldova. He is married and lives with his wife and son. He loves his family very much. They live all their lives in their own home. The house is large and spacious. Alexandru together with his wife works in construction. Being professionals in what they do they have managed to get loyal customers. This brings him a monthly income for family maintenance. At the moment, they decided to set up their own business. They want to build a grocery store to offer to villagers the possibility to buy necessary goods near their houses. The store will be located in the local village.

But not having enough money, Alexandru decided to apply for a loan from Kiva. As a result, he and his wife will achieve their long-awaited dream and be able to create a brighter future for their family.


This loan is special because:

It enables those living in rural areas to grow their businesses at a lower interest rate.



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