A loan of $1,950 helped to buy soles, leather, glue, and other necessary materials for his business.


Henrik's story

For more than twenty years, Henrik has worked repairing and manufacturing footwear in Kapan. Henrik has a small shop which he uses as a workshop for his business. He has his own tools and materials, and Henrik gets the shoe forms in Yerevan. He buys raw materials twice a month. Henrik takes orders for shoe repairs, and also makes shoes special order. Many residents of the city of Kapan use Henrik's services. Henrik works six days a week until late at night, unlike other shoe repair shops.

Henrik is 55 years old, and he was born in the town of Kapan. After graduation, Henrik studied civil engineering. Henrik is married and has two children: a son and a daughter. Henrik's wife is a housewife, and his daughter is married and living on her own. Henrik's son helps his father in the workshop. Thanks to the business Henrik can support his family. Henrik has received loans from Nor Horizon three times, and he always paid on time. Now he needs a loan of 800,000 drams to buy soles, leather, glue, and other necessary materials for his business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Melissa Kniazeva



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