A loan of $1,500 helped to buy thread and to repair a sewing machine.


Saleh's story

Saleh is twenty-eight years old and lives in Saida, in southern Lebanon, with his wife and their two children. Saleh has been working in furniture repair and upholstery since 2002. He requested a loan from Al Majmoua, a Kiva field partner, in order to purchase thread for his work and to repair one of his sewing machines. This is the first time that Saleh has requested a loan.
Saleh is exceptional in his work because he does it well. His clients can be anybody from his region. When he first started his business, things went well. Saleh decided to open this business because he had prior experience. In the future, he plans to improve his business by purchasing a new and bigger sewing machine.



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