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Layla is a 44-year-old single woman who works in a computer business and service to make her living. She has an internet cafe. Almost all of the villagers visit to benefit from her services and the games provided.

Layla works hard to keep her business updated to keep her customers pleased. She applied for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua in order to increase her computers in reply to the increased number of customers in a well managed way. This increase will definitely reflect positively on her income and living. She hopes to keep on replying to customers' needs and being capable of updating her business in order to move to a bigger place in the future.

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
  • 129
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,664,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Layla to increase her computers for additonal income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
May 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014