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Nabiha is 52 years old and the married mother of four children. To help provide for her family, she has worked baking special village bread for the past nine years. Nabiha also sells vegetables. To invest in her shop and improve it, she is requesting a loan from the Kiva Partner Al Majmoua to buy cement and building stones for necessary design improvements. She would like to partition her shop to separate her businesses and also provide space to create an additional business that will be a good investment to improve her family's social and financial situation.

Nabiha is a hardworking woman with an excellent reputation. She works hard to provide her family with their basic needs. Nabiha hopes her children will one day know how much she loves them and will take good care of her when she gets old. In the future, Nabiha hopes to expand her business and bring in more employees to help her.

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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
  • 129
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,346,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Nabiha to buy cement and stone to improve her bakery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2011
Jun 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013