A loan of $2,400 helped to buy a new sewing machine and over-sewing machine as well as materials for the sewing activity.

Anonymous's story

This borrower is a 42-year-old woman from Iraq. She is married and has four children. She has been actively involved in supporting her family for 22 years, working from home on an old sewing machine. She asked Relief International-Iraq to remain anonymous on the Kiva website.

The borrower took a loan from Relief International-Iraq in the amount of $2,400, which she would like to use to purchase a new sewing machine and an over-sewing machine as well as materials to use for creating dresses.

Based on the political and social challenges of lending in Iraq, personally identifiable information about this borrower has been altered for her protection. RI-Iraq appreciates Kiva lenders' consideration of these challenges and encourages lenders to continue their support for Iraqi borrowers.

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