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A loan of $1,200 helped to increase her inventory.


Anonymous's story

This Kiva borrower is a 31-year-old married woman living with her husband and two young children, who are still attending school. She is from Lebanon. She helps her husband, a tailor, with the family’s income. She started a lingerie and accessories shop in 2008, after nine years of experience in this field.

Today, she is requesting a loan of $1200 from Kiva's partner, Ameen s.a.l., to increase her inventory so she can offer her clients new and different styles. She is confident that her work will continue to be successful in the coming year.



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