A loan of $2,400 helped a member to buy necessary wood to keep her family warm during this winter season.


Kate Group's story

Josephine is the featured borrower of Kate's Group. She went along with the other group members to apply for a loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, because they have always been neighbors and friends.

Josephine is a 48-year-old married woman, and the mother of four children (Tony-32-M, George-26-M, Rita-23-F, Albert-14-M). She has been working in preparing and selling Mouneh for two years, to help her beloved husband in making their living, and covering their expenses. Today Josephine is applying for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to buy necessary wood to keep her family warm during this winter season.

Josephine wishes that one day she will be capable of buying each one of her children his or her own house. She is the second from the left.

Danielle is a 29-year-old married woman, and the mother of two children (Elio-2-M, Kate-1-F). She has been working in a tailoring business for six years. Her shop is well known in the region and she has a very good reputation. Her portion of the loan will be invested in developing her business. She is the first one from the right.

Ahlam is the second one from the right; she has worked in a clothes selling shop for three years. She is a 28-year-old married woman, and the mother of one child (Huda-8months-F), and she is planing to start her own clothes selling business.

Noura is a 29-year-old married woman, and the mother of one child (Aya-7-F). She is the first one on the left. She has worked in a beauty salon for six years. With her portion of the loan, she will buy necessary oils requested to keep her family warm during this winter. She hopes to open her own beauty salon in the future.

In this group: Josephine, Danielle, Ahlam, Noura



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