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A loan of $2,600 helped to buy clothing and expand her collection.

Smilja's story

Smilja is a 56-year-old married woman who has two young children. She lives with her family in a Serbian community in Kosovo. Her husband receives a pension. Twelve years ago she began to run her own boutique.

She started with a small store selling clothes and has been able to expand since then, still hoping to continue to expand the business even further. She sells different types of clothing for people with a variety of tastes and styles.

Smilja is requesting a loan in order to buy clothing and expand her collection to meet customer needs. She is also considering adding different styles of clothing in order to appeal to other clientele and increase her customer base. She hopes to expand her business and own a large boutique shop and be able to hire an employee to assist her.

She serves Albanians and other community members living in Kosovo. Smilja is very thankful to Kiva lenders for this help and appreciates all lenders.

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