A loan of $2,000 helped to increase his business capital with special product offerings, especially cereals and hot drinks for the winter.


Mahmoud's story

Mahmoud is a 28-year-old married man with two children. He used to work as a nurse. In February 2011, he opened his own business, a small grocery store in the Palestinian camp where he lives with his family. He hoped to improve his family's living by increasing their income.
Mahmoud insisted on starting his own business because several job opportunities are unavailable for Palestinian refugees since certain boundaries limit their ability to develop better careers.
He is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua in order to increase his business capital with special product offerings, especially cereals and hot drinks for the winter.
This will be his second cycle as an Al Majmoua borrower, and Mahmoud has a good repayment record.
He hopes to use this loan to continue to improve his business as much as he can. His previous loan served his business well because it allowed him to use special discounts to introduce new products to clients.



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