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Total loan: $1,800
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Angels Group

Lebanon
Jib Jennine, Lebanon / Beauty Salon

A loan of $1,800 helped a member to increase her business merchandise with special perfumes and cosmetics in addition to starting a new business.


Angels Group's story

Latifa is the featured borrower from the Angels group. Together with her group members she has applied for a Youth loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua, because they have always been neighbors and friends.

Latifa is a 26-year-old married woman, mother of two children, who has been working in a beauty business for eight years in order to help her husband in making their living and developing their social and financial situation. Latifa loves her work a lot, because through it she can manage to provide her children with their needs, and she puts in an additional effort to save for their future education needs.

Latifa's loan will be invested in increasing her business merchandise with special perfumes and cosmetics. In addition, she will start a new business, trading scarfs and accessories to increase her income and improve her standard of living. She is the one on the left.

Lamis is the one in the middle, she is a 25-year-old single woman who has worked as a hair dresser for eight years. She is well known in the region with her good reputation and talent in her domain, her portion of the loan will be invested in buying necessary business needs (tools and hair treatments) to stay updated in her domain.

Johayra is a 24-year-old married woman, mother of three children. She has been working as a tutor for two years from her house, to help her husband in covering some of their family's expenses and at the same time to stay next to her family and take good care of them. Because of the increase in her family's needs, Johayra's loan will be invested in starting a new business that will help a lot in improving their living standards. She will start selling beauty cosmetics of an excellent and well recommended quality which are well-known in their region.

In this group: Latifa, Lamis, Johayra
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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: April 25, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: April 25, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development