A loan helped to expand his car wash business.


Armando's story

Armando is a young man from a small town near the capital of Albania. He previously received support from the Kiva lenders so that he could open his own car wash business. Armando also hired his brother to help with the business since he also currently works as a mechanic, since there was no way for him to be at the car wash all day long. He and his brother are very satisfied with the income from this business, so they plan to expand since there is plenty of work. They intend to hire another person to help since there is a lot to do.

Armando is requesting assistance from the Kiva lenders for the second time so that he can expand his car wash business. He is very pleased with the profit his business has generated since there are plenty of customers that are requesting this service.


This loan is special because:

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



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