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Total loan: $1,000
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Bariaa

Lebanon
Bekaa, Lebanon / Sewing

A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase merchandise for her businesses.


Bariaa's story

Bariaa is a 33-year-old woman who lives in the Bekaa, Lebanon with her husband and their four children. Bariaa has owned a chocolate decorations and a sewing shop for seven years. In her shop, she sells chocolate and cakes and she also sews. Bariaa has requested a loan of 1000 US dollars from Al Majmoua in order to purchase merchandise for her shop like decoration items for the chocolate, ingredients for cakes, coffee, and thread for sewing. This is the first time that Bariaa has requested a loan.

Bariaa is special in her work because she is the only one in her area and she has competitive prices for her sewing business. Her clients are her friends, family members, neighbors and surrounding villages. Bariaa decided on doing this business because she learned how to do chocolate decoration and sewing. In the future, she plans to expand her business by working for wedding ceremonies and she also plans on purchasing a Nescafe machine and an ice cream machine.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 22, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 22, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development