Khadija has worked in selling fruits and vegetables since three years ago. This business is very important for her family's living since her husband doesn't have a stable income job; he depends on others' need for work.
Her business is based at her house. It's part of it, because for now she can't financially afford to open a separate one.
Khadija is applying for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to increase her merchandise with special season's fruits and vegetables. This loan is very important for her family's living, since she is considered to be the sole breadwinner for three members of her family (including her husband).
She hopes that one day she will be capable of opening a separate fruits and vegetables selling shop.
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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