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Fatima, born in 1956, lives in Nabatieh, southern Lebanon with her husband and her five children. Fatima has been working as a seamstress for thirty-six years. She has requested $1800 from Al Majmoua (a Kiva field partner) to buy a new sewing machine and thread to improve her work quality. She has been a microcredit client for six years now and she always pays on time.
Fatima hasn’t faced any difficulties and her determination to do well makes her unique. She hopes that her business will continue to be successful.

Additional Information

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
  • 82
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,078,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,800 helped Fatima to buy a new sewing machine and thread to improve her work quality.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2009
Sep 4, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010