A loan of $1,600 helped a member to buy a new developed tailoring machine.


Mayada Group's story

Soukayna is the featured borrower of Mayada's Group. She has joined with the other group members to apply for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua because they have always been neighbors and friends. Soukayna is a 45-year-old married woman and is the mother of four children. She has been working as a tailor for the last four years to help her husband, who works as a taxi driver, to improve their living conditions and to cover their children's education and expenses. Soukayana is a hard worker. She is well known in her region and recommended by her customers, who started off being her relatives and neighbors and now are expanding to include friends-of-friends and those from nearby areas. This loan will be used to buy a new tailoring machine that will develop her business in a well managed way. She is the first from the right in the photograph. Rana is the second from the left. She is a 26-year-old married woman, who is the mother of two children. She has been working as a school principal since thirteen years ago. Her portion of the loan will be invested in buying a laptop for her son, which will help him in his school research and studies. Ghida is the first from the left. She is a 26-year-old married woman, and she has three children. She has been working as an employee in a shoe shop for three years to help her husband to cover their family's expenses. Her portion of the loan will be used to pay for her children's school fees. Mayada is a 49-year-old married woman with two children. She has been working selling glass cups, plates and other household items for three years. Her portion of the loan will be invested in increasing her business capital with special designs and discount products.

In this group: Soukayna , Rana, Ghida , Mayada
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