Update on SaidaSaida is a 48-year-old married mother. She owns a small convenience store in her village. Two of her children are enrolled in a public school, while the others work in order to cover the family’s increasing needs. However, she has a very big family, which means that she will always need to maximize her profit in order to provide a good life for her ten children.
Saida decided to contact Al Majmoua and acquire a loan in order to purchase raw materials and food to expand the capital of her shop. She will buy tinned food, in addition to special summer beverages and Holy Ramadan dates. As for the future, Saida will work hard to accept only direct cash payments from her relatives who buy their needs and do not pay directly to her. They may divide their bills along several months, which is a very bad idea for Saida because she will face a drop in her cash and won’t be capable of increasing her business capital which she is facing right now.
Previous Loan DetailsSaida is a 47-year-old married woman and mother of eleven children. Saida is a hardworking woman, a loving and caring mother, who never feels tired from anything. Saida's name means Happy, and her name describes her very well. She's always smiling and happy even in her hard times. With a big ... More from Saida's previous loan »
About Al Majmoua – Lebanese Association for DevelopmentThe Lebanese Association for Development – Al Majmoua is Lebanon’s leading microfinance institution and the oldest Kiva partner in Lebanon. Al Majmoua’s vision is to “be the leader in creating an inclusive financial system where all people in Lebanon have access to affordable services.” Given Lebanon's diverse population, Al Majmoua lends to all nationalities, provided legal residency. The strong financial position achieved to date has allowed Al Majmoua to steadily lower its pricing over the years.
Based on the belief that non-financial services play a complementary role in improving the quality of life of the most vulnerable entrepreneurs, Al Majmoua has established a solid Business Development Services program for both borrowers and non-borrowers with a focus on women and youth.
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