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Maher is a 44 year old man who lives with his wife and their child in Bourj El Barajneh, in the southern suburbs of Lebanon. He has worked as a car painter for four years.

Maher requested a loan of 1000 U.S. dollars from A. Majmoua in order to purchase merchandise for his work. This is the first time that Maher has requested a loan.

Maher is speciA. because he has competitive prices. His clients are friends and neighbors. When he first started his business, he didn’t face difficulties. Maher decided on starting his business because he wanted to have an independent job. In the future, he plans on improving his work.

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About Al Majmoua – Lebanese Association for Development

The Lebanese Association for Development – Al Majmoua is Lebanon’s leading microfinance institution and the oldest Kiva partner in Lebanon. Al Majmoua’s vision is to “be the leader in creating an inclusive financial system where all people in Lebanon have access to affordable services.” Given Lebanon's diverse population, Al Majmoua lends to all nationalities, provided legal residency. The strong financial position achieved to date has allowed Al Majmoua to steadily lower its pricing over the years.

Based on the belief that non-financial services play a complementary role in improving the quality of life of the most vulnerable entrepreneurs, Al Majmoua has established a solid Business Development Services program for both borrowers and non-borrowers with a focus on women and youth.

About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,640,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maher to purchase merchandise for his work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2009
Jun 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010