Mehdi is 52 years old and makes a living by selling fruits and vegetables. He has seven years of experience in this business. He is married and has five kids. His a long history with al-Majmoua, and his family supported him during his last loan from al-Majmoua. He has customers from his community and from among his neighbors. He is trying to improve his material circumstances and social status. Additionally, he is trying to give his children a good education, as they are his number one concern in life. However, he lacks the resources needed to improve his and his family's living situation. With a loan from al-Majmoua, he would like to buy more fruits and vegetables to sell, including new kinds of fruits and vegetables. He has a lot of experience in his work, and he is a hard-working individual. Not only that, but he stands out in his line of work due to the cleanliness of his store and his attention to detail.
مهدي في عمر 52 سنة يعمل في بيع الخضار والفواكه له في عمله 7 سنوات متزوج وله 5 اولاد له تاريخ قديم مع المجموعة وقد كان يلقى الدعم الكامل من العائلةله زبائن من محيطه وجيرانه يسعى الى تحسين وضعه المادي والاجتماعي وتعليم اولاده بشكل جيد فهم كل اهتمامه ولكن ما ينقصه هو المادة الى تحسين وضعه يريد من خلال طلب قرض من المجموعة الى شراء خضار وفواكه وزيادة أصناف جديدة له خبرة كبيرة في عمله وهو نشيط ويتميز بالنظافة والدقة في العمل
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.