Total loan: $2,000
Tripoli, North Governorate, Lebanon / Food
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A loan helped to buy materials for a beverage-selling business.
Alaa is a 22-year-old married man and the father of one child. He has been working in the coffee business since he was six years old. He didn't live a normal childhood or have much time to play because he had to take responsibility for his life and earn a living while still very young. Alaa is a hard worker who puts much effort into improving his business so that he can increase his income and improve his family's living conditions. He is applying for his second youth loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua in order to buy materials for his business, including cups, spoons and bags, in addition to sugar and other items. His previous loan helped him increase his income by selling a greater variety of hot drinks. He hopes to provide his family and especially his child with best childhood ever and will make sure that educating him is his top priority, since he didn't get the chance to even finish his elementary education.