A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a new iron-cutter to support the development of his business.


Abdel Rahman's story

Abdel Rahman is a 54-year-old, married father of six children. A professional blacksmith for 32 years, he has been running his own business for 10 years now, forging gates, fences and windows.

In spite of starting with very little capital and facing many hardships, Abdel Rahman succeeded in penetrating his area’s market. He is driven by his love of the field as well as his inventiveness and honesty. He offers fair prices.

Abdel Rahman is applying for a loan from Kiva’s Partner, Al Majmoua, to buy a new iron-cutter to support the development of his business. In the future, he plans to expand and move to a bigger shop to accommodate his increasing customers.



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