A loan of $2,400 helped to paint the walls of the bakery.


Abaz's story

Abaz is a 47-years-old Iraqi man. He is married and the father of three children.

Abaz is the owner of a bakery where the typical flat bread is prepared and purchased by families in dozens at a time for all meals of the day. The bread is a simple dough, stretched out on a small pillow which is also used for throwing the thin raw dough into the fire, making it stick to the side of the hot cave to bake in just a few minutes.

Abaz has been the owner of this shop for a year now, and would like to renew the shop by painting it, ensuring it meets the continuously updated requirements set by government standards for food production facilities.

Based on the political and social challenges of lending in Iraq, personally identifiable information about this borrower has been altered for their protection. RI-Iraq appreciates Kiva lenders' consideration of these challenges and encourages lenders to continue their support for Iraqi borrowers.



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