A loan of $1,000 helped to buy necessary materials and tools for his blacksmith business.


Mahmoud's story

Mahmoud is a 30 year old married man, who has worked as a blacksmith for eighteen years. His long experience is enough to gain customers trust and support. In 2001 he started his own business, and he works on improving and developing it as much as he can.

Today Mahmoud is applying for a Youth Loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to buy necessary iron, materials and tools highly requested in his business. Mahmoud is applying for a loan for the first time from Al Majmoua, and he hopes it will be with very impressive feedback to encourage him for future relationships.

He hopes to improve his business and living as much as he can, and to expand his working place.



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