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Saoud is a 43-year-old married woman with five children. To help her husband in the household, she decided to work from home as a tailor to earn extra money for the family. Today, in order to provide good tailoring services for her clients, Saoud is asking to borrow $1000 to buy a new sewing machine instead of the used one.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,664,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Saoud to buy a new sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2009
Dec 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011