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A loan of $2,000 helped buy seasonal children's and women's clothing to expand her business.


Gulsara's story

Gulsara is a goal oriented and hard working person. She has worked in sales for the last two years. She is 41 years old, divorced, and has three sons who she is raising alone, without help from her husband. The oldest son is 21 and works for a cell phone company. The middle son is 19 and earns a living working as a clerk at a supermarket. Her youngest son is six and will soon be starting school. Gulsara loves her sons very much. She cares for them, and they in turn care for her.

Gulsara is renting a market stall where she sells women's and children's clothing. Her business provides a stable income. She wants to expand her inventory and in doing so, expand her business. With that goal in mind she is asking for a $2000 USD loan. The loan will help her to diversify her inventory of women's and children's clothing and improve her turnover. Gulsara trusts in your help in developing her business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Hazen



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