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Total loan: $500


Bekaa, Bekaa, Lebanon / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy additional sets of clothes for her trade.

Amal's story

Meet Amal! She is a 48-year-old Lebanese woman who is living with her husband in an owned apartment in Bekaa area. She runs her rented store selling clothes and earns her own income out of it. She is well-known in the area and is trying her best to be professional by developing her skills.

She is asking for a loan from Ibdaa, a Kiva partner, for the first time. She requested this loan to buy an additional set of clothes to improve her trade and to satisfy her client's needs. She is an honest person and is doing her best to improve her lifestyle and improve her life socially and financially.

This is a loyal woman who is trying to achieve her dreams and goals. She has an ambitious character and is a hardworking person, an enthusiastic and humble woman full of hope, energy, and good manners.

She thanks you for your support!