A loan of $1,500 helped to repair her sewing machine and purchase thread.


Labiba's story

Labiba is a 40-year-old woman who lives in Aley, Mount Lebanon, with her husband and two children. She has been working as a sewer and embroiderer for over ten years. She works from home, repairing all type of clothes and also making clothes, scarves, cushions covers and more. Labiba is successful in her work because she does it well and knows how to treat her customers, who are mostly friends and neighbors. When she first started her business, she had some financial issues because she did not have a lot of customers. Labiba decided to set up her business because of her experience – she has been sewing from a young age. She enjoys her work.
Labiba has requested a loan from Kiva partner, Al Majmoua, in order to repair her sewing machine and purchase thread for her work. This is her third loan and she has always paid on time.



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