A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase metal for his business.


Kassem's story

Kassem, a 31-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife, is his family's main income provider and always searching for new ways to meet their needs. A blacksmith now for eight years, Kassem is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase metal for his business. He notes that this loan will help increase his productivity, and in the future plans to take more Kiva loans to enlarge his business.



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