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Featured Entrepreneur

Name: Ekram
Location: Israel

Microfinance Partner: KIEDF

Ekram (pictured second from left) started with a small kiosk that mostly served children during their 10am snack break at a nearby school. Her business would then be quiet in the afternoon. She took out a loan of 6000 NIS ($1,594 USD) from WPF microfinance partner KIEDF to add a small salon to her kiosk, purchasing a mirror, chairs, washing station, and beauty courses so she could learn new styling techniques.


Featured Video: Dispatch from the Field from Lebanon

Video credit: Brian Doe/Whole Planet Foundation

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Name: Khadija
Location: Morocco

Microfinance Partner: INMAA

When Brian Doe from our field team met Khadija in 2014, she was repaying her first microloan from INMAA in the amount of 5000 Dirhams ($560USD) to grow her beauty salon and event business. In addition to styling customers’ hair for special events, she also provides event styling services for weddings in her community.

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