Kholoud is a young woman, twenty-four years of age. She is married with two sons. Her husband is employed who gets a salary, but it is low and not enough to cover the family's costs.
Kholoud is requesting a 2,000 USD loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of finishing a bathroom and kitchen, including installing tiles, installing sinks and painting. This will improve the family's living conditions and provide the family members with a suitable kitchen and bathroom to use.
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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources.
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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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