A loan of $1,275 helped to restock her inventory supply and get additional profit.


Elena's story

Elena is from Melitopol. She lives here with her husband and ten year old son. Elena is an owner of two kiosks which are located inside two local schools. Elena sells school supplies and stationery at these schools. The students can always find what they need and she has a good variety of products at reasonable prices. She has been in this business for seven years. At this time she has about 50,000 hrivna invested in her merchandise.

Elena plans to use the Kiva loan for 10,000 hrivna to restock her inventory supplies and get an additional profit. As other enthusiastic entrepreneurs Elena likes to invest her energy and time in her business and develop it. She plans to aim towards growth and stability of her business in the future which will also help her improve her livelihood.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Elena Fedorchuk



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