A loan of $1,625 helped to purchase dresses, blouses, jackets and hats for the spring season.


Yelena's story

Yelena sells merchandise in the large local market in the city of Melitopol. She sells children's clothing and shoes. She has her own stall and has worked in market sales for the last 14 years.

Yelena plans to invest the amount of 15,000 hryvnia into purchasing merchandise for the spring season, specifically dresses, jackets, blouses, hats and light coats to sell in the spring. With the received profits, she hopes to expand her business and provide for her seven-year-old daughter, who she is raising alone.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Hilary Hemmings



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