A loan of $2,500 helped to pay her store lease and buy merchandise.

Svetlana's story

Svetlana is married. Her husband's name is Aleksandr. They have two children. Svetlana has her own business. Previously, she worked as a hired employee, but, after some time, decided to start her own business. Currently, she sells children's clothing at the city's central market. Svetlana already has a co-worker. Svetlana is very responsible and hardworking because this business is the primary source of income for her family. At the present time, Svetlana, her husband and their two children live in one room in a hostel. Svetlana is requesting a loan in the amount of 20,000 hryvnia to pay for lease for the year 2012 and purchase a spring selection of children's clothing. The loan will help her to increase her income. She wants to spend this money to make repairs in her newly-purchased home and move.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey

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