Amgad is 45, married, and has four children. He has a small motorcycle repair project and is requesting 5,000 EGP to buy new equipment to expand the project and afford his daughter’s marriage expenses.
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About Together Association for Development and Environment:
Together Association for Development and Environment (TADE) is an Egyptian NGO focusing on economic development in rural communities in Egypt, and is Kiva’s first partner in Egypt.
Due to political unrest and insecurity, socioeconomic conditions in Egypt continue to deteriorate: the unemployment rate among youth has reached 39% and rural-urban income disparities are widening. TADE provides group loans to female entrepreneurs and individual loans to youth to support microenterprises, agriculture and livestock businesses.