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Jamileh is a friendly and above all a hardworking woman. She’s from Lebanon and is 41 years old. She is married to Ali and they have two children who are attending school. Jamileh and her husband are working really hard to provide the family with needed income. And since she noticed that their income does not satisfy their needs, she decided to launch her clothing business and open her own women and children's shop with the small amount of money she already had. She sells a wide variety of clothes from which she earns a fair amount of money daily. Her husband also works in car trading, as he is their main income provider. To better support her husband, she’s requesting a loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l. She will be using the loan to buy more merchandise for her business such as pants, t-shirts and many other items. This will allow her to offer a greater variety of products and improve her income.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 141
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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 $500 helped Jamileh to buy more pants, t-shirts and many other items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013