A loan of $5,400 helped a member to increase her business capital with new released accessories for the coming Christmas season.


Al Wafaa Group's story

Wafaa is the featured borrower of Al Wafaa Group. She got together with her other group members to take this Al Majmoua loan because they have always been neighbors and friends. She is the one on the left.

Wafaa has been selling accessories for 12 years and does well in her business because she is a widow and had to take on the full responsibility of raising her four children after her husband passed away. Wafaa is a 57-year-old hard worker, well known in the region for her good quality products and special prices. She is applying for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to increase her business capital with new released accessories for the coming Christmas season. She will also start selling bed sheets and blankets as an additional income source, especially before the coming winter season, to cover almost all of her family's needs.

Farida is a 50-year-old married woman, mother of three children. She has been working in recycling cardboard for seven years. She is applying for a loan from Al Majmoua to buy a special plastic grinder as an additional income business to help her husband in making their living. She is also an employee at a school in the morning. In the afternoons, she manages her own business. She is the first one from the right.

Elham is a 52-year-old married woman who has been working in decorating and selling artificial flowers for 15 years. She is requesting this loan to buy special Christmas artificial flowers to prepare for the coming Holly season. She is the second one from the left.

Hanan is a 52-year-old married woman who has been working as a tailor for 10 years. She is the mother of five children and puts so much effort into helping her husband to make a living and cover their expenses. She is applying for a loan, from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua, in order to buy a new tailoring machine that will help her a lot in producing better quality tailoring work.

In this group: Farida, Hanan, Wafaa, Elham



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