A loan of $300 helped to buy materials for her knitting and crochet work.


Fadia's story

Fadia A. S. is a married woman living in Sharoun with her family and her 4 children. Fadia used to sell cosmetic products from door to door. When this activity ended, she started knitting and doing crochet, skills she learned from her mother at age 15. She either sells her work at home or she passes her creations to a woman in charge of selling them. Fadia needs to buy the necessary materials and accessories to sustain and gradually develop her small business.

Fadia is part of a group with 5 other women from the same village. Her group's name is 'A. Eman' which means faith. The requested loan is for this group of self-chosen women, living in vulnerable conditions, mostly in rurA. areas. Group lending is based on incrementA. increase of loan amount and group solidarity to guarantee repayment. The strength of the group loan is that it encourages a collaborative approach in the borrowing community. The group loan is a very powerful tool towards the economic empowerment of women.



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