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Hussein is a 37-year-old man who lives in Bint Jbeil, southern Lebanon, with his wife and their three children. Hussein has been working as a car repairer and painter since 2004. When he first started his business, he had some financial issues to buy all the required tools for his garage. Hussein decided on doing his business because of his experience.

He requested a loan from Al Majmoua, a Kiva partner, in order to purchase an air compressor, tools and car oil for his work. This is his third loan and he has always paid on time. Hussein is special in his work because he does it well. He always does his best to have the newest tools in order to improve his work performance. His clients are people from his region. In the future, he plans on improving his business.

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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
  • 120
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,359,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,501.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,675 helped Hussein to purchase an air compressor, tools and car oil for his work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2010
Jan 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011