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Ghinwa is a thirty-five-year-old Lebanese single woman living with her parents. She collaborates with her father to be able to satisfy their needs and demands. She opened her own grocery store in 2009 in her town and has gained a fair number of customers so far.

Today she’s requesting a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase more groceries and food provisions for her shop in order to increase her sales thus her revenues. In the future, she plans to open her own mini-market.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 131
    View loans »
    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,664,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ghinwa to purchase more groceries and food provisions for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
Apr 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013