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A loan of $4,275 helped to purchase seasonal denim clothing for winter.

Yelena's story

Yelena trades men's clothing at the market. She has a lot of work experience and three trading posts. She has already used loans from KIVA and considers them convenient and useful for her business.

At this time, Yelena wants to renew her inventory: to purchase a new variety of winter men's denim trousers and jackets. A large and fresh assortment gives Yelena a competitive advantage and increases her sales. Similarly, Yelena will be able to maintain two work sites since she works for two sellers. Yelena wants to invest part of the profits back in the business, and part will go to living expenses for her family since Yelena's business is the main source of income in the family.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron

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