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A loan of $500 helped to purchase Sandwich supplies.


Stepan's story

Stepan is a hard-working, persistent entrepreneur from Stryi, in western Ukraine. Six years ago he decided to try opening his own small grocery sales business. Today, his business is successful and he is looking to expand it further. Stepan has requested a loan of $500 so that he can purchase sandwich-making materials to sell in his kiosk. He plans to increase the variety of items he has available for customers to use in making this ever-popular delicacy.

Stepan is married and has grown children. One of his goals for his business is to be able to help his children as he can. We are happy for this opportunity to assist this responsible, dedicated business owner as he works to improve his livelihood.



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