A loan helped to open a small food market at his village's centre so he will be able to make a stable income for his family.


Elton's story

Elton is a young man from a small village in Pogradec city who plans to open a small food shop at the centre of his village. With the savings he had, he made the repairs at a rented small shop. He made the repairs himself as he is works in construction whenever he has the opportunity. He hopes in Kiva lenders support to furnish the store so it will be ready to start the business soon.

Elton is married and father of a little son. He lives with his family and his elderly parents. He works in construction and tries to do also different agricultural activities, but being the only provider for his family it is for him difficult to provide enough for all of them. At the food shop he is opening he plan to hire his wife and his parents, whenever they can.

Elton thanks all Kiva lenders for the possibility given to improve his family life.


This loan is special because:

It provides young entrepreneurs the financial support to start or grow their own businesses.



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