A loan helped to expand her business by purchasing additional inventory and tools.


Anonymous's story

This Kiva borrower is a 36-year-old, single woman living with her mother and three siblings in Lebanon. She has almost ten years of experience working as a beautician. Specifically, she offers her beauty services, such as manicures and pedicures, to local customers.



Now, she is requesting a loan in the amount of $1,200 from a Kiva partner, Ameen s.a.l., to expand her inventory and to buy new tools. She has high hopes for the future of her business, and she is looking to continue the expansion of her business in the coming year.



Women continue to play an important role in Lebanese society, especially in the development of the family. Women are able to serve as strong role models for their family while also helping to supplement their household incomes. In almost all parts of Lebanon, demand for beauty and fashion products continues to be high.



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