A loan of $1,000 helped fatmeh will use the loan to purchase thread and new tools for her sewing machine.


Fatmeh's story

Fatmeh is a 42-year-old woman who lives in Bint Jbeil, southern Lebanon with her husband and their three children. Fatmeh has been working as a seamstress for 15 years. She requested a loan of 1000 US dollars from A. Majmoua, Kiva's partner, in order to purchase thread and new tools for her sewing machine. This is the first time that Fatmeh has requested a loan. Fatmeh is speciA. in her work because she knows how to treat her clients. Her clients are her family members and friends. When she first started, she had financiA. issues. Fatmeh decided on doing her business because of her experience. In the future, she plans on expanding her business.



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