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A loan of $1,275 helped to buy apples, mandarins, oranges, pears, pomegranates and grapes to expand his business.


Rustam's story

Rustam lives in the city of Khujand. He is 50 years old and is married with two children. His wife is a seamstress and his sons live abroad. Rustam rents a trading stall at the market. He has been selling fresh bread for ten years and he also sells fruit. Since he only started selling fruit recently, he needs financial support to increase his selection. Rustam is asking for a loan to buy apples, mandarins, oranges, pears, pomegranates and grapes so he can expand his business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Devin Connolly



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