A loan helped to pay his residency permit fees.


Mazen's story

Mazen is a 32-year-old married Syrian refugee and a father of four children. He works as blacksmith to cover his family's increasing living needs and expenses. Mazen's wife also works as an employee in a cafe to support him in increasing their income. They work hand by hand to improve their standard of living.

He's applying for a Syrian refugee loan product from Kiva's field partner Al Majmoua in order to pay his residency permit fees.

Mazen wishes to assure continuity in his work to keep providing his family with a decent living.


This loan is special because:

It gives opportunity to Syrian refugees who have fled the war in Syria.



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