A loan of $1,500 helped a member to pay for her child's educational fees.


Al Ain Group's story

Ibtisam is the featured borrower of Al Ain group, she got together with her other group members to take this Al Majmoua loan because they have always been neighbors and friends. Ibtisam is the one in the middle.

Ibtisam is a 45-year-old divorced woman, taking care of her only child, Ali (M), who is15 years old. Two years ago, Ibtisam opened a chicken selling shop to make sure that she can provide her son a secure living and provide him with everything he might need. She works hard to provide him with the best education and is hoping that he might be an important business man in the future.

Ibtisam is applying for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua, in order to pay for her son's school tuition fees. This is her second cycle as Al Majmoua borrower, with a good standing paying back history. Her previous loan helped her in increasing her business capital and increasing her income.

Layla is 47-year-old widow, mother of three children (Ali (M) 26, Mohamad (M) 24, Huda (F) 23) who sells clothes in her house, to take care and raise her children. She has been doing this for two years.

She is applying for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua, in order to do necessary maintenance to her house. She will paste tiles to its floor. She hopes to open her own shop in the future. She is the one on the left.

Fatima is a 29-year-old married woman, mother of two boys (Mahdi 6, Hadi 3). She has worked selling makeup, perfumes and accessories for the past two years to help her husband in making their living and covering their expenses.

She is applying for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua, in order to increase her products collection with special autumn and winter facial creams. She also hopes to open her own shop in the future. This is the second cycle as Al Majmoua borrowers and they are very excited to have this loan too.

In this group: Ibtisam, Layla, Fatima



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