A loan of $5,000 helped to open a grocery store and a buy a stock of groceries.

Nino's story

Nino is a 51-year-old married woman. She lives in a small village of Telavi district with her husband and son. Her husband works at the car workshop and gets a small monthly salary. Nino is a tailor and gets orders.

As her income is not stable, she decided to start a family business. The Start Up program, which is a joint initiative between Kiva and Credo, enables her to get a loan of $5,000 to open a grocery store. With the received credit, she will purchase a stock of groceries. The Start Up program will be a great support for the family.

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