A loan of $1,700 helped a member to improve their businesses with necessary products requested.


Julia Group's story

Azhar is a 38-year-old married woman and the mother of four girls, the smallest of whom is 6 years old and the biggest is 17. Azhar opened a grocery store two years ago to help her husband increase their income and to cover their daughters' needs. Her business is growing, and that's why she needs Al Majmoua, a Kiva partner's support, to buy necessary goods for the spring-summer season. Azhar is a hard worker. She developed her business a lot since she started and she is still willing to do as much as she can to provide her girls with the living they deserve to have. Azhar will buy soft drinks and ice cream, and these will help a lot in filling most customers' needs.

Layla is a 30-year-old married woman and the mother of three children (two girls and one boy). Her little girl is only seven months old and needs so much care. Layla is comfortable with her business because in the meantime she can take good care of her children from her house. She is a hairdresser well known in the region, and supported by most of her customers and family members. She is applying for a loan from Kiva partner, Al Majmoua, in order to buy necessary tools and hair colors requested in this business, in addition to paying for her children's school fees. She is very supportive of her husband and is willing to stay supportive, and she hopes to open her own beauty salon in the future.

Zeinab is a 46-year-old married woman and the mother of four children. She works from her house preparing food. Her catering business is very important, and she is developing it a lot since she has a lot of wedding and funeral requests to cover. It takes a lot of care for such a business to sprout a lot of good income in the future. Zeinab is requesting a loan from Kiva partner, Al Majmoua, in order buy necessary merchandise for her business to stay ready for any request in the coming days. She is a hard working woman who will invest the loan in buying herbs, rice and some necessary items that won't rot over time. She hopes to open her own restaurant or catering company in the future.

In this group: Azhar, Layla, Zeinab



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