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Samar is a 42-year-old married woman and the mother of 3 children. She has been working in embroidery and needlework since 1990 to earn income and, along with her husband, to help satisfy the needs of the family. After this long experience, Samar is applying for a loan of $900 to buy merchandise so that she can participate in a summer symposium to present her hand-made collection.

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  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 133
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,345,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Samar to participate in a summer symposium where she will present her hand-made collection.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 4, 2009
Oct 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011