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A loan of $525 helped to pay for her son's university education.


Fotima's story

Fotima was born in 1964. She is a hardworking and generous woman who is currently married and raising 4 children. Three of her children are adults and have their own families. The youngest is her son, who earlier this year finished secondary school and has been accepted to a university. Fotima wants her children to be highly-qualified university graduates. Her husband has a trucking license and uses it to transport goods and earn some extra money for the family. Fotima has to pay for her son's university tuition, which is why she is requesting a loan. She is placing her hopes in you, and looks forward to your kindness and goodwill.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Ian Hamel



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