A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a new tailoring machine and pay for the necessary maintenance for her husband's car.


Najla's story

Najla is a 46-year-old married woman and a mother of seven children. She has been working in a tailoring business for 25 years. In 1990, she started her own business to help her husband, who works as a taxi driver, in covering their big family's expenses and paying for their needs.

Najla is a hard-worker with an excellent reputation in her area, and she is recommended by all of her customers. She tailors almost all types of wedding and special occasion dresses, in addition to special requests.

She is applying for her third loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, in order to buy a new tailoring machine that costs $500 and pay for the necessary maintenance for her husband's car, which will cost him $500, and this is the only business he knows how to do.

Najla is a good-standing borrower with a special reputation. She hopes to keep on developing her business and increasing her income.



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