A loan helped to buy an assortment of goods for his store.


Ruslan's story

Ruslan is a 43-year-old man from Stefanesti village, in the Stefan Voda region of Moldova. He deals with the sale of food, small items, and construction materials. He rented the store in 2016 and it is located in the center of the village.

In his work, Ruslan is helped by his wife. The goods are brought to the store by economic agents. Being a mixed store, he has many loyal customers. He wants to be able to satisfy his clients' requirements in order to further develop his business.

At the moment, Ruslan needs to buy an assortment of goods and construction materials for his store. Not having enough money, he decided to apply for a loan from Kiva. This will allow him to have a stable income and increase his number of clients. As a result, his income will increase and he will be able to improve his family's living conditions and develop a sustainable business.


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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