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Amer is a 29-year-old single man who has had an entertainment shop since 2005. He also has a separate café, specializing in hookahs and juices, to satisfy customers’ needs. Most of his customers are teenagers and young people who want to spend part of their time in a joyful environment. Amer is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to support his hookah and juice business departments, especially during this hot summer season. This loan and the income it produces will surely reflect positively on his socioeconomic situation. He will make sure to start building his dream house with the revenues he's going to acquire, and to save for useful expenditures. Amer hopes to keep on developing his business and pleasing his customers as much as he can, to expand his working place in the near future.

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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
  • 171
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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 $2,000 helped Amer to support his hookah and juice business departments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2013
Jul 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014