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Zeinab
Zeinab is a 29 years old and lives in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. Zeinab has been working as a seamstress since 2007. She sews all type of clothes, such as men’s suits, women’s dresses, and sweaters. Her work helps her to supplement her family’s income, and allows her to have her own income. She requested a loan from Al Majmoua in order to purchase a new sewing machine and thread for her business. This is the first time that Zeinab has requested a loan.

Zeinab is special in her work because she knows how to treat her clients and does it well. Her clients are her friends and neighbors. When she first started her business, she had some financial issues. She decided to start her business because she had been sewing since she was young.

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

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $14,832,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Zeinab to purchase a sewing machine and thread for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Feb 7, 2010
Listed
Jan 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011