A loan of $900 helped a member to purchase merchandise (bags, shoes, etc.) to enhance her business.


Friends Group's story

Friends is a group composed of three Filipino ladies who have been friends since they arrived to Beirut. They decided to join hands and support each other financially for business purposes.

Lorna is the leader and featured member of the group. She is a 32-year-old married mother of two children, standing on the far left of the picture. She owns a small business where she sells and trades purses on the network of "Whatsapp." Her husband is Lebanese and is currently unemployed. She needs the loan in order to purchase merchandise (bags, shoes, etc.) to enhance her business. She is planning to open her own shop in the future, but at this time, she can’t afford such financial expenses.

As for the other group members, Gretchen is standing at the center of the picture, while Arlene is standing on the far right of the picture.

In this group: Lorna, Gretchen , Arlene



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