A loan of $1,500 helped to alter the décor of his coffee shop.

Ali's story

Ali is 22 years old and lives in Nabatieh, southern Lebanon, with his wife and their newborn baby.

Ali has owned a coffee shop for a year, where he offers games such as billiards, bagman, card games, and lots more. He is successful in his work because he does his best to improve his income and is known for his good reputation and the welcome he gives to his customers. His customers are friends, neighbors and others from the region. Ali decided on this line of work because of his experience. He is an active man who does his best to improve his work and increase his income. He has also owned a clothing shop for two years.

Ali requested a loan from Kiva partner, Al Majmoua, in order to alter the décor of his coffee shop – he wants to repaint the walls and make his shop look more attractive. This is his second loan cycle and he has always made his payments on time. His previous loan helped him open his coffee shop and improve his clothing shop by expanding his merchandise.

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