A loan of $1,600 helped a member to help with her family's expenses.


Sally Group's story

Gregoria is the featured borrower for Sally's group. She got together with her other group members to take this Al Majmoua loan because they have always been neighbors and friends since they came from the Philippines to work in Lebanon. She is seated on the right. She works as a house keeper like almost all of the Philippine citizens working in Lebanon.

Gregoria is a 53-year-old widow and mother of four. She is working hard to provide her family with a good and healthy living. Her own aim is to provide them with everything they might need and hopes that she can always be a good support for them.

Gregoria is applying for her fourth cycle loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua in order to send the money to her family in the Philippines to help with their expenses. She hopes that one day she can go back home and start her own business and enjoy living with her family.

Nilda is the second one from the right, 56-year-old married woman. This is her fourth cycle as an Al Majmoua borrower. She is also a house keeper and wants to send the money to help her husband in the Philippines to start a new business of their own.

Tita is a 49-year-old married woman and mother of two children. She also works as a house keeper and wants to send money to her children to cover their needs. She is the second one from the left.

Rosalina is is a 52-year-old married woman, she sells clothes in her shop, which is a very good turning point in her life since she used to work as a housekeeper. She is willing to keep improving her business to improve her living and increasing her income. Rosalina wants to invest her fourth cycle loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua in buying a new winter collection to attract new customers. She hopes to move back home and open her own business selling women''s clothes.

All of these women hope to be financially capable and one day go back to the Philippine and start their own businesses.

In this group: Rosalina , Tita , Gregoria , Nilda



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