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Zahraa is a 23-year-old single woman, who has been working as a tutor since six years ago. Zahraa enjoys her work a lot and she is working hard on improving and developing it as much as she can.

She is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to buy a laptop necessary for her business development. She will use it in providing her students visual explanations and necessary examples to make learning easier for them. She is hoping that one day in the future she will open her own special education center and provide the students special educating tools that will make them enjoy being educated.

This is her first experience as Al Majmoua borrower; she hopes her future relationship will be based on making her dream come true.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is under age 30. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

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
  • 143
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Zahraa to buy a laptop necessary for her business development.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013