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A loan of $1,600 helped to pay her nephew’s educational fees.


Mariam's story

Mariam is a 43-year-old, Lebanese single woman. She works as a saleswoman at a clothing store and she earns barely enough income. Mariam is very tender and cares a lot about all of her family members.

Today, she is eager to borrow a loan from Kiva partner, Vitas. s.a.l., to pay her nephew’s educational fees. She tends to help her brother to raise his children well and to provide them with a good education.

This is Mariam's first Kiva loan and she wants to express her thanks for it.



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