A loan of $3,000 helped to expand his shop space and purchase additional shoe-making equipment.

Akram's story

Akram has been involved in individual shoe-making and repairs for over thirty years. He is married and has three adult children. His oldest son followed his father's steps and is involved in the same business, and Akram's wife is a seamstress. Together, they try to provide good living conditions. Akram is the owner of a small shoe-making and repair shop and has three employees working under his supervision. He wants to obtain this loan to expand his shop space and buy additional shoe-making equipment. Akram hopes to get this loan and expand his business for the winter season.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey

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