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Batoul is a 26-year-old woman who lives in Bekaa with her husband and their two children. Batoul has owned a clothing shop for a year.

She has requested a loan of $700 from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua in order to purchase a computer for her shop. This is the first time that Batoul has requested a loan.

Batoul's clients are people from her region. She decided on doing her business because of her experience in the business.

Additional Information

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
  • 125
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,359,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Batoul to purchase a computer for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2009
Mar 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010