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Total loan: $1,500
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Aseel 1 Group

Lebanon
Tayouneh, Lebanon / Souvenir Sales

A loan of $1,500 helped a member to increase her business requested items, such as stands, beads and decorative items.


Aseel 1 Group's story

Rania is the featured borrower of Aseel 1 group and she is seated on the right. She came along with the other group members to apply for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, because they have always been neighbors and friends.

Rania is a 37-year-old single woman who has been working in making souvenirs and decorating chocolates for eight years to make her living. She also works at a school and she is responsible for taking care of a few children to make a better living and to make sure that she has a fixed monthly income. Today Rania wants to support her own business by applying for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to increase her business requested items, such as stands, beads and decorative items. She hopes that the future will be brighter and she will be capable of opening her own souvenir shop.

Sonia is the one at the left. She is a 38-year-old married woman and mother of three children. She has worked as a tailor for ten years to help her husband pay for their children's educational fees to make sure they get the best education ever. With this loan, she will buy an oven that she needs a lot at home. She hopes to open a laundry in the future to increase her income.

Zeinab is a 22-year-old married woman, who has been working as a sales woman in a convenience store for 2 years. With this loan she will be capable of preparing necessary baby needs for her expected soon baby. She is the one seated in the middle.

In this group: Rania, Sonia, Zeinab
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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: January 24, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: January 24, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development