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Lama is a 29-year-old married woman from Lebanon. She is living with her husband and two school-aged children. She works in producing handicrafts, embroidery/needlepoint and all artisanal work, and she's a very talented woman. She works upon request from clients who ask for special orders. She has been involved in this type of business since 2006. She works hard to support her husband.

Today, Lama is requesting to borrow $1500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to buy textiles and tailoring supplies needed in order to increase her business productivity. In the future, she plans to open her own shop.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,152,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Lama to buy textiles and tailoring supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012