A loan helped to purchase a new sewing machine.


Rakibe's story

Rakibe is a 37-year-old married woman with 2 wonderful children.

After successfully completing sewing and embroidery courses she attended at an early age, Rakibe opened up her own tailor shop and started to earn her own income.

Rakibe aims to purchase a new sewing machine via a Kiva loan in order to provide better quality service and impress her customers.

Rakibe is thankful for all the help from Kiva lenders.


This loan is special because:

it supports underserved women in rural parts of Turkey



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Loan details