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Chawkat is a 29-year-old married father of three children. He is a Palestinian refugee who works hard to provide his family with the necessary living needs. Chawkat has been selling fruits and vegetables since 2003. His work is based in the Palestinian Camp he and his family have been living in since they were born.

Chawkat is applying for a YOUTH loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to build two rooftops for his shop to expand his working area and prepare it for the coming winter season. This is Chawkat's eighth loan cycle from Al Majmoua. He is in good standing with a good paying back history. His precious loans helped him a lot in expanding his business and increasing his income, which reflected positively on his socioeconomic situation.

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
  • 186
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,467,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Chawkat to build two rooftops for his shop to expand his working area and prepare it for the coming winter season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2013
Jul 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014