A loan of $500 helped to start a trading business.


Shorena's story

Shorena is 33 years old. She lives in the Rustavi district and she works at the local school's cafeteria as a baker. She is a very hardworking young woman.

Shorena has decided to start her own business and has requested a loan. The Start Up program, which is a joint initiative between Kiva and Credo, enables her to get a loan of $500 to start a trading business. She will get orders for home products, go to Turkey to purchase them, and then resell in Rustavi. This will increase her income and she will reinvest the profits in her business.



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