A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase new hairdressing tools and prepare a corner to present perfumes to her clients.


Anonymous's story

This Kiva borrower is a 23-year-old married woman from Lebanon. She married when she was an adolescent and is now the mother of three children. In 2008, she started running her own business as a hairdresser, receiving clients in her home. She has worked in this type of business from the past seven years. Her income is important in helping with her household expenses and paying her children’s school fees. Her story exemplifies the day-to-day challenges Lebanese women face in running a business and, at the same time, raising children and taking care of their homes.

Today, this borrower is requesting to borrow $1,200 from Kiva partner, Ameen s.a.l., to purchase new hairdressing tools and to prepare a corner in which to present perfumes to her clients. In the future, she hopes to open a formal beauty salon.



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