Subhi is a 39-year-old married man who has three sons and one daughter.
For the past three years, he has been selling used home appliances such as stoves and washing machines. It has been a profitable project for him. but he needs more capital to help cover costs and grow his business. In the photograph that accompanies this profile, Subhi in shown in his store.
Subhi plans to use this $1,000 loan from Kiva field partner FATEN to buy used home appliances in bulk. He hopes this will allow him to offer his customers a wider variety of appliances, lead to increased sales, and improve his income.
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