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Abir is a 41-year-old married woman and mother of five children. She works hard to cover most of their expenses. She started this business in 1980. As of now, she has 30 years of experience in this domain. She started this business too early, in order to help her parents in their living, and she's doing the same with her husband through helping him to cover most of their family's expenses.

Abir is requesting a loan from Al Majmoua, a Kiva partner, for the fourth time, in order to increase her business capital by adding new flower collections for the Ramadan Eid's season.

Abir is a courageous woman with a good reputation and a hard worker who seeks perfection all the time. Abir loves her business a lot and hopes to expand it to a wider shop in the future, and to improve her wedding planning sector.

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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
  • 143
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Abir to buy more flowers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012