A loan of $1,600 helped a member to cover her children's education expenses in the Philippines so they will achieve a brighter future.


Cool Girls Group's story

Marilyn is the featured borrower of the Cool Girls' Group. She got together with the other group members to apply for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua. The group members have been friends since they came to Lebanon to work hard to support their families in the Philippines.

Marilyn is first from the right. She is a 49-year-old divorced woman and mother of three children. She works hard to send them money to cover their living and education expenses.

Marilyn works as a housekeeper and she misses her family a lot. The acquired loan will be sent to her children back in the Philippines to cover their education expenses. She works hard to provide them with the best education possible to make sure that they will achieve a brighter future.

She is looking forward to the day she can unite with her family forever.
As for the other group members, Josephine is standing in the middle and Judyirene is the first from the left.

In this group: Marilyn , Josephine , Judyirene



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