A loan helped to support her new clothing sales home-business through buying a set of kids' wear.


Zubayda's story

Meet a smart and upbeat woman named Zubayda! She is 49 years old, a Syrian divorced woman. She lives with her parents in a rented house located in the north of Lebanon. She has worked in a store selling women's and kids' clothes since 2015.

In order to support her source of income, she decided to establish her own business at home and sell kids' wear to improve her standard of living.

For the first time, Zubayda is asking for a loan from Ibdaa, a Kiva partner. She requested this loan to support her new business at home through buying a set of kids' wear in order to increase the level of her profits. She plans to expand her customer base. She plans to expand her business gradually in the future through opening a store in order to increase the level of her profits.

Zubayda is an ambitious and humble woman full of energy, hope and good manners. She is a loyal daughter who has a splendid reputation among customers in the area.


This loan is special because:

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



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