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Fida is a 40-year-old woman who lives in the Bekaa region of Lebanon with her husband and their six children. Fida has been working as a chocolatier since 2006. Fida has requested a loan of $1,500 from Al Majmoua in order to purchase merchandise and accessories for her work. This is the first time that Fida has requested a loan.

Fida considers herself special because she does her work well and knows how to satisfy her clients’ needs. She decided on starting her businesses because she wanted to supplement her family’s income. In the future, she plans on improving her business.

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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
  • 143
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Fida fida will use the loan to purchase chocolate-designing merchandise and accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2009
Jul 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010