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Adel is a 24-year-old man who lives in the Bekaa, Lebanon. Adel has been working as a plumber for 12 years. Adel requested a loan of 1000 US dollars from Al Majmoua (Kiva's Field Partner) in order to do some maintenance work on his machines. This is the first time that Adel has requested a loan.

His clients are contractors with municipalities. Adel decided on doing this business because he knows his business and he also has a shop for sanitary items. In the future, he would like to expand his business.

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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
  • 92
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,118,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Adel to do some maintenance work on his plumbing equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2008
Jan 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010