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Fairouz is a 38-year-old widow, mother to three lovely children; she has devoted her life to taking care of them and raising them the best way she can. Fairouz has struggled and is still struggling to provide the best living for her children and to fill the empty place her husband left in her family. She's the mother and the father at the same time; she's the friend and the relative that her children might need.

She has to be ready for their needs at anytime, and she wants to provide them with the best education ever, that's why she requested a loan from Al Majmoua, a Kiva partner, in order to pay her children's school fees. Fairouz has been an Al Majmoua borrower for five consecutive loans; they all had a positive impact on her social and financial situation.

She believes that it's her children who give her support and strength for living and improving their social and financial situation. She hopes to stay healthy to take good care of her precious kids.

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

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 133
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,345,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Fairouz to pay her children's school expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012