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Rania is a 27-year-old married woman, the mother of one child. She has been working as a hair dresser for eight years. She is very talented in her business, and serves her customers in a very special way. Rania's beauty salon is located in a high population area.
She provides special beauty services that she increases and develops in response to different customer needs.

Rania hopes to add a new service that will increase her income and please her customers, so she is applying for a YOUTH loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua to buy a special facial treatment machine.

Rania hopes to keep on expanding and developing her business to make sure that her family and customers are having their needs met.

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
  • 142
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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 $1,500 helped Rania to buy a special facial treatment machine for her salon business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014