A loan of $1,275 helped to buy a new range of products.


Svetlana's story

Svetlana is married and has an eight-year-old daughter. Svetlana lives in Berdyansk. She sells women's clothes, baby clothes and shoes in one of the local markets. Berdyansk is a resort town where there are always a lot of potential buyers, both local and visiting tourists. Reasonable prices, high quality, variety, and the ability to communicate with people has helped Svetlana build a stable and reliable business, where she has worked for ten years. Svetlana's working capital is 30,000 hryvnia.

Svetlana needs a loan of 10,000 hryvnia to buy a new range of products and to replenish her working capital. Svetlana really likes this aspect of doing business. She has suppliers with whom she works for a long time, and she forms business relationships. Svetlana is enterprising. She always tries to work diligently in her business, and to behave politely with her customers and listen to them.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Melissa Kniazeva



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