A loan helped to buy new sewing machine and some equipment needed in order to support her home based sewing business.


Fadia's story

Fadia, a married woman born in 1966, lives with her husband in an apartment they own in Antelias Area.

She has worked sewing from home since 1995, has a lot of clients and is professional in her work. Her husband is a taxi driver; he earns a limited income with which he handles the housing expenses.

For the first time, Fadia is asking for a loan from Ibdaa, a Kiva partner. She needs to buy a new sewing machine and some equipment for her business. Fadia is well known in the area, and has a great reputation. She is concentrating on sustaining her business and assuring better living conditions for her and her husband.


This loan is special because:

It doesn’t require a guarantor, reaching underserved women in Lebanon.



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