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A loan of $1,500 helped to purchase children's and adult shoes.

Rukiya's story

Rukiya is married and is a loving mother of four children. She is a conscientious and honest woman. She has been involved in buying and selling of children's and adult shoes for over 20 years and tries to expand her business every year by adding new types of shoes into her merchandise selection. Rukiya dreams of placing her children into the best school in the city and, for this purpose, wants to expand her business and maximize her profits. Rukiya is requesting a loan in the sum of $1500 for the purchase of children's and adult shoes. She hopes that the creditors will support her.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey

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