A loan of $1,600 helped to purchase new hair tools for her business.


Fatmeh's story

Fatmeh is a 23-year-old Lebanese married woman living with her husband and one child. She and her husband work together to try and improve their standard of living. Her husband has been serving in the Lebanese army for the past six years, and Fatmeh has been running her own home business as a hairdresser since 2006. Fatmeh's clients believe in her style and trust her. In parallel, she has been working as a private teacher in a local school since 2006.

Today, she’s requesting a youth loan of $1,600 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new hair tools for her business. She notes that this will increase her productivity and allow her to attract additional customers. In the future, she plans to open her own hairdressing salon.



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