Total loan: $550


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Berj Hammoud, Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon / Housing

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A loan helped To renew her apartment in order to assure safe living conditions for her family.

Katia's story

Katia, a married Lebanese woman, born in 1966, lives with her husband and two daughters in a rented apartment in Dekweneh area.
She has 11 years of experience in sewing, started her home based sewing business in 2005 in order to get income and help her husband in the housing expenses. Her husband works as truck driver in a well known company and has a limited income.

For the first time, Katia is asking for 1,543,658 Lebanese pound loan from Kiva partner ibdaa. She needs to renew her apartment in order to assure a better and safe living conditions for her girls, she needs to pay the roof improvements before winter and rain. Katia is a hard working woman. She is ready to keep working day and night to get a good income and helps her husband in the expenses.
Katia is well known in the area, as she is professional in her work and has lot of clients.