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Soumaya has owned a pastry shop in her town since 2002. A mother of three, she opened this business to help her husband with the family's income and to pay for their children's schooling. Over the years, she has been able to have a growing number of clients pass by her shop and buy all types of sweet products. Today, Soumaya is requesting to borrow $1,000 to buy more sweet merchandise to increase her sales.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 142
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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 $1,000 helped Soumaya to buy more sweet merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2009
Jan 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011