A loan of $1,800 helped a member to pay for her children's university fees.


Lady Gaga Group's story

Arlen is the featured borrower of Lady Gaga group. She got together with the other group members to acquire a loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua. They have always been friends since they left their hometown, Philippine, to come and work in Lebanon as housekeepers in order to provide their families with the necessary educational and living needs.

Arlen is a 53-year-old single mother of three children. She works as a housekeeper to provide her children with their living needs and education. She is acquiring a loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, to pay for her children's university fees.

Arlen's main aim is to provide her children with the best education, and she hopes to see them as presentable persons in their society.

Arlen is the lady at the center of the picture with the brown top. As for the other group members, Sarah is on the right with a white cap, and Geraldine is on the left with a green top.

In this group: Sarah, Arlen, Geraldine
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