A loan of $700 helped a member to buy the sweet equipment and oven for her store.


Sahar Group's story

This group is called Sahar. It consists of three women from Dhamar, Yemen. They applied for a loan of 150,000 YER from AMB. Iman is a sweets maker who lives with her family in Dhamar. She is the leader of the group. Iman is a 30-year-old widow with five children. Her oldest child is 14 years old and the youngest one is four years old. For three years, she has been making different kinds of sweets in a small store. It is her only source of income. Her sweets are famous for its delicious taste and you can always buy hot, fresh sweets from her store. This is why she always has a lot of customers. Iman wants to expand her business. She wants to buy another new oven and equipment for making the dough in bulk for the sweets. In order to accomplish this goal, Iman requested a loan of 50,000 YER that she plans to use to buy the equipment for the sweets and the oven for her store. Iman looks forward to making all kinds of sweets and she hopes to expand her business more by opening a large sweets store to meet all the demands of the customers.

In this group: Iman, Shekha, Radhia



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