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Konstantine is 42 years old, married, and has one child. He lives in the capital city suburb. His wife works as babysitter and earns small monthly salary. Konstantine hires a car and serves the locals as a taxi driver, earning the family's main income.

The car owner plans to sell the car and Konstantine wishes to buy it. He is requesting a loan for $1,400, which will enable him to continue his taxi business and earn a good income. He is a very experienced driver and hard working person with a great desire to ensure that his children receive a good education.

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This loan is part of Credo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at the subsistence level and have been unable to obtain credit due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers them a longer repayment term and an annual interest rate that is 5% lower than the standard interest rate. By funding this loan, you are supporting a program that gives borrowers a second chance to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. Learn more about Credo's startup loan program on the Kiva Blog.

About LLC Micro Finance Organization Credo

LLC Credo (Credo) is a microfinance organization in Georgia that provides sustainable credit services to alleviate poverty in rural areas, including business loans, agriculture loans, household loans, crop insurance and more. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to help the organization expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and households in remote areas.


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  • $6,100
    Average annual income
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  • $8,567,900
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Konstantine to buy a car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 22, 2015