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Samir is a 59-year-old married father of one child. For 11 years now, he has been operating his van for school children and providing private transportation. Parents and passengers trust Samir for his attentiveness and cautious driving which has built his reputation in the area.

Samir is applying to a loan from Kiva’s Partner, Al Majmoua, to refurbish his van from bodywork to seats and parts; with the money left, he will buy some furniture for his house.

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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
  • 120
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,359,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,800 helped Samir to refurbish his van, from bodywork to seats and parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013