Update on AliAli is a 19-year-old single man who has been working as a barber for the past three years with ten years of experience in this domain. He didn't continue his school studies because of his family's needs for a breadwinner.
Through his previous loan, he increased the stock of hair treatments, creams, facials and after shaves to provide a wide variety for his customers to buy. These products were an extra source of income he relied on a lot in addition to what he gets for haircuts.
His customers are mostly his friends, neighbors and relatives. He is working hard to keep on expanding and developing his working through opening a wider beauty therapy salon specializing in men’s facial treatments.
He is a hard worker who puts a lot of effort into improving and expanding his business, to make sure that his customers are pleased. Ali is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua in order to do special electricity maintenance to his shop and his house.
Previous Loan DetailsAli is a 19-year-old single man who has been working as a barber for the past 2 years. He is a hard worker who puts a lot of effort into improving and expanding his business, to make sure that his customers are pleased. Ali is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua in order to buy... More from Ali's previous loan »
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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 DevelopmentThe 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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