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Freiha is a 31-year-old single woman living with her parents and four siblings. She has been working as a tailor for the past 10 years. She is very talented at her job and she works from her home. Her father is the main income provider of the family and she cooperates with him financially to allow her family members live in good conditions.

Freiha is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to open her own tailoring shop and purchase needed equipment. In the future, she plans to take out more Kiva loans so as to further expand her business.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 137
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,427,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,500.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,800 helped Freiha to open her own tailoring shop and purchase needed equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013