A loan of $1,000 helped to increase her food and makeup inventory.


Ghada's story

Ghada is a 34-year-old married woman, and the mother of three children. In August 2010, she opened a convenience store to increase her income in order to cover her family's expenses. Her husband is sick and he can't work at all. Ghada faced many difficulties in the beginning when she started her business because she had to take care of her children and sick husband at the same time. Her children supported her a lot, which helped her to be able to increase her business. She sells food, sweets and conserves in addition to makeup and cotton wear. Ghada is a hardworking woman. She is well known in the region with a good reputation based on the effort she put in to improve her family's situation. Ghada applied for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua, in order to increase her food and makeup inventory. This loan will help her a lot in increasing her income and improving her living. She hopes to keep on expanding her business to cover her children's educational fees and her husband's medical treatment.



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