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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy more lumber.


Laila's story

Laila, 25, is a conservative woman who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband, Ahmad, appears in this Kiva profile photo. She is married to Ahmad and is the mother of a two-year-old son.


Ahmad is a construction worker who has a good reputation among his customers. It has been a profitable line of work and but he needs more support from time to time to cover his business and family expenses.


Laila wants to help her husband in this regard, so she is applying for a 1,000 USD loan from Faten to help her husband to buy additional lumber for his work. Taking this loan will help Laila's husband as well as increase the family's income and better its living conditions.



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