A loan helped to install a boiler in the house to improve living conditions.


Elena's story

Elena is a 61-year-old woman from Ungheni, Moldova. She is married and has two sons and three granddaughters who make her happy. She is retired and her husband works for a local company.

She lives in the house she built with her husband. As the cold season approaches, Elena wants have the house be warmer. She wants to install a boiler to heat the house. Because her pension and husband's salary are not enough, she decided to apply for a loan from Kiva.

As a result of getting the loan, Elena have a warmer house for her family and will enjoy the winter holidays with her children and grandchildren in better living conditions.


This loan is special because:

It helps improve living and sanitation conditions for rural families in Moldova.



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