A loan of $3,700 helped to buy a car to start a taxi business.


Aleksandre's story

Aleksandre is a 26-year-old married man from the Gori district. He lives with his wife, an infant son, parents, and grandmother (who is on a pension). His wife is a sales lady at the local supermarket and Aleksandre and his father work as drivers at a local taxi company. Aleksandre decided to start his own business and requested a loan. The Start Up program, which is a joint initiative with Kiva and Credo, enables him to get a loan of $ 3,700 to purchase a secondhand car. After the car is purchased, he will serve local people as a taxi driver and will transport inter-city. Aleksandre is a highly motivated person who works overtime to generate more income. With increased income he will provide better living conditions to his family.



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