Mahmoud wants to complete his house by installing tiles, painting, installing doors and windows, etc., but the amount of money he has isn't enough, so he needs to take a loan of $1,500 from FATEN.
When Mahmoud gets the loan, he will be able to pay the expenses for finishing his house. This will enable him to provide better and more comfortable living conditions to his family.
Mahmoud is photographed in FATEN branch.
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About Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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