A loan of $1,475 helped to purchase Christmas lights and electrical goods prior to New Year in order to expand the assortment of his merchandise.


Vasiliy's story

Vasiliy lives and works in the city of Zaporozhye. He works at one of the city's largest markets, where he rents two retail spots. Vasiliy sells electrical goods, lightbulbs, batteries, thermoses, radios, flashlights etc. He has been in this business for the past 5 years. Vasiliy plans to use this Kiva loan of 12,000 hryvnia to purchase Christmas lights and electrical equipment in time for New Year in order to expand his merchandise range. He plans to continue developing his business and, in time, add another retail location.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Nikita Avvakumov



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