A loan of $900 helped a member to pay for her child's living expenses.


Smile Group's story

Saida is the featured borrower of Smile group. She joined with the other group members to acquire a loan from Kiva partner, Al Majmoua, when they came to Lebanon to work as housekeepers to make their living.

Saida is a 46-year-old divorced mother of one child, and she works as a housekeeper for her own and her family's living. With her loan, Saida will pay for her child's living expenses. She is working hard that one day she can save a good amount of money to move back home and start her own business next to her beloved child.

Saida is the one sitting at the right. As for the other group members, Mainnculada is the one in the middle, and Viveliza is the one standing at the left.

In this group: Saida, Mainnculada , Viveliza



Loan details


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Loan details