She is a very dynamic and active person and she works very hard in order to make her living, but more importantly she likes her work. Sometimes, especially during festive seasons, she works late in order to be available for her clients.
She requested a loan from the Kiva field partner, Al Majmoua, in order to purchase new makeup and to repair her car. Fadia doesn’t own her own shop and drives to her client’s homes. This is the first time that Fadia has requested a loan from Al Majmoua.
Fadia studied to be a beautician, so she already had experience when she first started her business, and she had no problems. In the future, she plans to keep expanding her business.
About Al Majmoua – Lebanese Association for DevelopmentThe Lebanese Association for Development – Al Majmoua is Lebanon’s leading microfinance institution and the oldest Kiva partner in Lebanon. Al Majmoua’s vision is to “be the leader in creating an inclusive financial system where all people in Lebanon have access to affordable services.” Given Lebanon's diverse population, Al Majmoua lends to all nationalities, provided legal residency. The strong financial position achieved to date has allowed Al Majmoua to steadily lower its pricing over the years.
Based on the belief that non-financial services play a complementary role in improving the quality of life of the most vulnerable entrepreneurs, Al Majmoua has established a solid Business Development Services program for both borrowers and non-borrowers with a focus on women and youth.
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