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Yamama is a 31-year-old divorced woman and the mother of one child. Yamama faced hard times in her life since she got her divorce.

She has worked selling clothes at home for four years, when her brother helped her to start her own business. Yamama is known for her affordable prices and excellent customer service.

To increase her income she has applied for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua to buy a new collection for the winter season.

Additional Information

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
  • 138
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,678,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Yamama to buy a new collection for the winter season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013