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A loan of $1,500 helped to grow his mouneh trade business into a small store for selling foodstuffs, and special home made food.


Mahmoud's story

Mahmoud is a 51-year-old married father of four children. He has owned a construction contracting business for more than 18 years, which eventually allowed him to start another business, mouneh (food storage, i.e. preserving food) for sale. Mahmoud developed his business-oriented mindset from his lifelong commercial experience.

His intention now is to grow his mouneh trade into a small store for selling foodstuffs, through starting a small home made food section to develop it in the future to a catering department. For this purpose, he is applying for a loan from Kiva’s Partner, Al Majmoua. Mahmoud aims at maintaining a stable businesses and continuously generating a sustainable income to maintain a good quality of living for himself and his family.



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