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Total loan: $2,000

Roueida

Ain Al Helwi, South Governorate, Lebanon / Services

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A loan helped to develop her business equipment and tools and buy some items for her house, such as foodstuffs.


Roueida's story

Roueida, 20, is a single Palestinian refugee who is very dedicated to her profession of beauty care. She studied it and works to develop her skills. She runs her own beauty-care business, specializing in nails. She's had this business since 2014. She also has a job in a beauty salong to improve her experience and earn income.

After her previous loan helped her to increase her business merchandise, she is requesting another loan from Kiva's field partner Al Majmoua. She will use her loan to develop her business equipment and tools and buy some needs for her house, such as foodstuffs.

The ambitious young lady wishes to develop her business and skills continuously and run her own beauty salon in the future.