A loan of $1,500 helped to purchase tires.


Yurik's story

Yurik is married and has three children. He operates a tire repair service, which he has been doing for 13 years. Near the house where he lives with his family, he owns a small place where he repairs tires. Over years of hard and dedicated work, Yurik has gained many customers who value the quality of the work that he provides. As the family's only breadwinner, he does his best to be able to cover his family’s' daily costs. Yurik is requesting a loan from SEF International, which he will use to purchase a stock of tires. He loan is part of a new joint initiative between Kiva and SEF International, which provides business start-up loans with soft conditions to informal businesses that do not have access to credit products.



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