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Total loan: $2,075


Aley, Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon / Housing

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A loan helped to buy home appliances for her apartment and to repair its toilet.

Ghinwa's story

Ghinwa is a diligent 31-year-old Lebanese woman who loves her work. This energetic woman lives with her family in an owned apartment located in Alley area. She helps her family with household expenses in order to secure a good life.

She works as a nurse. For the first time, she has requested a loan from Ibdaa, a Kiva partner. She requested this loan to buy home furnishings and to rebuild her apartment and its toilet to improve her life, and provide her family with better housing conditions.

This loyal woman is loved by everyone. She has a splendid reputation among her neighbors in the area. In the future, she hopes to continue to improve her house little by little.