A loan of $1,300 helped to rent a shop and expand her business as well.


Layal's story

Layal is a 30-year-old Lebanese married woman. She’s living with her husband who has owned a carpentry business in order to be able to fulfill their needs. They have two children who are still attending school. Layal started to work as a beautician in 2003 from her home. She has her loyal customers who believe in her fashionable and elegant style. Today, she’s requesting to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to rent a shop and expand her business as well. She notes that this will improve her work and allow her to attract additional clients. In the future, Layal plans to take more Kiva loans and buy her own beauty shop.



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