A loan of $1,350 helped to invest in a new electric generator for his work.


Jaafar's story

Jaafar is a 36-year-old single man from Lebanon. He is living with two family members. He has been working as an auto-repairman for 18 years. He specializes in tires. In 2006, he opened his own tire shop. He sells, buys, and fixes tires as well as sells car lubricant. He notes that securing sufficient capital for his business has been a challenge. He is proud of his experience and hopes to further expand and improve his work in the future.

He is requesting a loan from Kiva partner, Al Majmoua. He plans to invest in a new electric generator for his work. This is important in Lebanon where there are frequent power outages, often for multiple hours in the day. He says that the generator will help him increase his work productivity.



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