A loan of $2,300 helped to purchase a spring assortment of women clothing.


Rustam's story

Rustam is a young man, who is involved in selling women's clothing. He has been in this business for 18 years. His mother travels to Bishkek for the merchandise monthly. Rustam has been a client of "Arvand" since 2005. His wife is involved in selling women's fabrics at a clothing market. Rustam has one daughter and a son, both of whom attend the city's secondary school. His son, who is 16 years old, helps the father with unloading the merchandise during deliveries. Rustam wants to use this loan to bring in a spring selection of women's clothing from Bishkek.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey



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