A loan of $1,375 helped to buy additional products and raw material for her mortar and food preparation work.


Randa's story

Randa, a married woman lives with her husband in an owned apartment in Mount Lebanon area.

She has been working in mortar and food preparation since 2002 from home in order to get extra income and support her husband financially. He is an employee, gets limited income and handles the housing expenses.


For the first time, Randa is asking for a loan from Ibdaa a Kiva partner in Lebanon. She needs to buy additional products and raw material for her mortar and food preparation business; in that way she will be able to sustain her business, increase her productivity thus her income.
Randa is well known in the area, she prepares fresh and delicious mortars.


This loan is special because:

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



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