A loan of $1,800 helped to buy a small van to operate as a school bus for extra income.

Ali's story

Ali is a 29-year-old Lebanese man who lives with his wife and two children in Ain. Since 2010, he has owned a barber shop and he has seventeen years of experience in this occupation. He is well known in the whole region for his good business reputation and his welcoming nature.

Ali is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to purchase a van that he will use as a school bus to generate extra income for his family. He already has one extra business. Ali also owns a flower shop, but believes that his family's needs require more effort to be invested.

His income is considered almost reasonable and he struggles to be able to face uncomfortable life circumstances. In the future, he plans to improve his work and enlarge his shop.

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