A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a collection of products to sell and start a business.


Layan's story

Layan is a 28-year-old single Lebanese woman who works as an accountant in a shop. Layan works hard and with persistence to provide for herself and cover her expenses. However, Layan is acquiring a loan from Kiva's field partner Al Majmoua to start her own small clothes and accessories retail shop. She wants to buy a collection of products to sell and start a business. Layan hopes that one day her business will expand and become successful and well-known in the region.


This loan is special because:

It targets youth in a region where opportunity is scarce.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams




Loan details