A loan of $1,500 helped a member to buy a special updated sewing machine to start her own business.


Al Hawraa Group's story

Fatima is the featured borrower of Al Hawraa's group. She got together with her other group members to request this Al Majmoua loan because they have always been neighbors and friends. She is seated on the right. She has been working in a clothes factory for 10 years, and does well in her business because of her special talent, good quality of production and reputation. She is a 43-year-old married woman and is the mother of three children (Ali-M-28, Nana-F-18 and Samar-F-15). She works hard to help her husband in making their living and covering their expenses. Because of increasing family needs and requests, Fatima is going to start her own sewing business to increase their income. She will pursue this in addition to her job. She is applying for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to buy the necessary sewing machine to start her own business. Zeinab is a 40-year-old married woman and the mother of three children (Bassam-M-14, Doha-F-12, Ali-M-7). She has worked in the cleaning department at a school for one year. She is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, to buy a washing machine that is necessary for her household needs. Hilda is a 36-year-old married woman and the mother of three children (Sara-F-16, Hassan-M-12, Ali-M-5). She has worked in the cleaning department at a school for one year. She is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, to pay for her children's school fees.

In this group: Fatima, Zeinab , Hilda
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