A loan of $1,000 helped to pay for tools and materials to provide manicure services.

Evelina's story

Evelina lives in Gyumri town with her parents.

For three years, Evelina has been providing manicure services to local customers. From a rented stall, Evelina provides different types of manicure services and earns her living.

Now, she needs financial support to purchase tools and materials to continue providing her service.

She has now been approved for a loan within the framework of a new joint initiative between Kiva and SEF international. The start-up loan program provides business start-up loans with soft conditions to informal businesses that do not have access to credit products.

The loan will greatly assist Evelina, and she will be able to continue her lovely job. Due to her kind and nice attitude toward clients, Evelina has a big list of loyal customers. She will be very thankful for the loan.

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