A loan of $1,900 helped a member to pay for her son’s school fees.

Al Hayat Group's story

Samira is the featured borrower in Al Hayat’s group. She got together with the other group members to acquire a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to develop their businesses and improve their living.

Samira is a 44-year-old married mother of one child. She has been working as a housekeeper for a year to help her husband make their living and cover their family’s increasing needs.

Samira is acquiring a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to pay for her son’s school fees. She will also use the loan to pay part of the cost of a car. She has already saved a small amount of money to buy the car, which will be helpful to facilitate her family’s needs, especially when taking her son to school and back home.

She hopes to stay in good health to make sure that she’ll stay capable of supporting her husband in covering their family’s expenses.

Samira is the lady at the far right of the picture with a white top. The other group members are Sariya, in the center, and Salwa, on the far left wearing black.

In this group: Samira, Sariya, Salwa

Loan details

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Loan details