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Total loan: $1,500

Mehdi

Bekaa, Bekaa, Lebanon / Food

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A loan helped to buy fruits and vegetables for his fruit and vegetable business, as well as to increase the variety of fruits and vegetables available in his store.


Mehdi's story

Mehdi is 52 years old and makes a living by selling fruits and vegetables. He has seven years of experience in this business. He is married and has five kids. His a long history with al-Majmoua, and his family supported him during his last loan from al-Majmoua. He has customers from his community and from among his neighbors. He is trying to improve his material circumstances and social status. Additionally, he is trying to give his children a good education, as they are his number one concern in life. However, he lacks the resources needed to improve his and his family's living situation. With a loan from al-Majmoua, he would like to buy more fruits and vegetables to sell, including new kinds of fruits and vegetables. He has a lot of experience in his work, and he is a hard-working individual. Not only that, but he stands out in his line of work due to the cleanliness of his store and his attention to detail.