A loan of $1,700 helped a member to pay for her children's education and medication.


Grashana Group's story

Marivel is the featured borrower of the Grashana group. She joined with the other group members to request a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua because they have always been friends since they left their hometown in the Philippines to fight for their living by working as housekeepers in Lebanon.

Marivel is a 37-year-old single mother of two children. She is her family's sole breadwinner. Marivel is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua in order to pay for her children's education and medication. Marivel is the second woman from the right in the picture. As for the other group members, Andrea is the first woman in the picture from the left, Ligaya is the second, Yolanda is at the center of the picture with yellow top, and Loberita is the first from the right.

In this group: Marivel, Andrea, Ligaya, Yolanda, Loberita



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details