A loan of $700 helped to increase her business merchandise with special summer beverages.


Maryam's story

Maryam is a 58-year-old widow and mother of four children. She has been working in her convenience store since 2002, to cover her family's expenses since her husband passed away.

Maryam is applying for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua, in order to increase her business merchandise with special summer beverages, that will be sure to increase her income and develop her livelihood.

Maryam will also help with her daughter's livelihood. Most of her customers are relatives, friends and neighbours. Maryam is well known in her region and supported by her customers because she is living for her children's needs.

She hopes to open another branch in the future and increase her income.



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