A loan of $2,000 helped a member to pay her children's school fees.

Al Sadaka Group's story

Samira is a 38-year-old, married woman, and the mother of three children. She is a hard-working woman. In 2009, she started selling Brazilian gold and beauty cosmetics. Samira works from her house, to manage both her business and family issues. Her husband supported her a lot at the beginning, and now she is capable enough to manage her business.

Samira applied for a loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, in order to pay for her children's school fees. She hopes to expand her business more and more in the future, and stay capable of supporting her family as much as she can.

Fawziya is a 62-year-old, divorced woman with no children. She is the one on the right. She worked hard to start her own business, so that she wouldn't need anyone's help. Fifteen years ago, Fawziya started selling clothes with the help of her sister's children, who gave her the capital requested to start a business of her own. It was a hard step to take, but she had to make her own career. With the requested loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, Fawziya will increase her beauty creams and cosmetics capital, buying inventory to reply better to her customers' requests.

Safiya is a 61-year-old, married woman and the mother of one child. Safiya is in the middle. In 1997, she started her own business selling gifts and antiques. Safiya is a courageous woman who works hard to reach her goals. She is applying for a loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, in order to increase her merchandise with specially released products. She hopes to open a wider gifts and antiques shop, to better display her products. Fatima hopes to succeed more and more in her business in the future.

In this group: Samira, Fawziya, Safiya

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