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Amira is a 32-year-old Lebanese woman. She married, living with her husband. They both cooperates together to be able to live properly as it should be. She started to work as a tailor from her home since 2005 and has her second job working as a nurse in a local company. As for her husband, he has been working as a farmer since 1991.

Today, she’s asking for a loan of $1,300 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to renew her supplies and buy a new tailoring machine. She notes that this will help her improve her performance and therefore increase her sales. In the future, she plans to work on new designs and open her own clothing store.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 131
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,664,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Amira to renew her supplies and buy a new tailoring machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2011
Jan 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013