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Rana is a 26-year-old married mother of three children. She has been working as a farmer since seven years ago, specializing in planting eggplants and bell peppers. Rana supports her husband in covering their family’s expenses.

Today, she is acquiring a youth loan from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, to buy the necessary seeds and fertilizers for her land, and will use part of the loan to buy firewood for the coming winter season to keep her beloved children warm.

Rana loves her small business, and she hopes to stay healthy and capable of expanding and developing it to produce more products in the future.

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
  • 131
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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 $2,200 helped Rana to buy the necessary seeds and fertilizers for her land and firewood for the coming winter season to keep her children warm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2013
Oct 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015