A loan of $1,600 helped a member to send money to her child back in the Philippines to cover his needs.


Charming Group's story

Joni is the featured borrower of Charming group. She got together with the other group members to acquire a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua because they have always been best friends since they left their hometown in the Philippines. They left the Philippines to work as housekeepers to improve and develop their families' living. Joni is the first lady standing at the far left side of picture, wearing a black jacket. She is a 46-year-old widowed mother of one child. She works as a housekeeper to provide her only child with the best education and living, since she is his sole breadwinner. Joni is acquiring a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to send the money to her child back there in Philippines to cover his needs. As for the other group members, Finah is the second from the left, Melencia is the second from the right with a grey jeans jacket, and Ofelia is the first on the right.

In this group: Joni, Finah, Melencia, Ofelia
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