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Ramieh is a 46-year-old woman who lives in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, with her husband and their three children. Ramieh has been selling clothes from her house. She also sells accessories, towels, lingerie, etc… She requested a loan of 1000 US dollars from Al Majmoua in order to purchase merchandise for her work. This is the first time that Ramieh has requested a loan.

Ramieh is special in her work because she knows how to treat her clients and offers good quality merchandise. Her clients are her family members, friends and neighbors. When she first started her business, she didn’t face difficulties. Ramieh decided on doing her business because she wanted to supplement her family's income. In the future, she plans on opening a shop.

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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
  • 86
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,096,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ramieh to purchase merchandise for her work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010