A loan of $3,425 helped to purchase merchandise for a new clothing store.

Olesya's story

Olesya lives in Beregovo. She provides a manicure service. She has been involved in this business for 9 years. She leases her work space. Olesya has a 13-year-old daughter, whom she is raising on her own because she is divorced from her husband. It was difficult for Olesya to get back on her feet after the divorce because she had to carry all of the responsibilities by herself and never asked for support from her daughter's father.

Olesya plans to invest the 40 000 hryvnia loan obtained from Kiva into developing a new business area that, in her opinion, would help create a more sustainable income for the family. She wants to open a store to sell women's clothing and needs money to buy the merchandise. Olesya thinks that a stable income from different sources would help her to safeguard her family and provide her and her daughter with all of the necessities.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey

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