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Giselle is a 53 year old woman who lives in Tripoli, northern Lebanon. Giselle has owned a shop for fourteen years. Giselle sells beauty products, faux bijoux and accessories.

Giselle requested a loan of $1500 from A. Majmoua in order to purchase merchandise for her shop, like faux bijoux. This is her second cycle and she has always paid on time.

Her previous loan helped her improve her business. Giselle is speciA. because she has a nice variety of accessories and knows how to treat her clients. Her customers are friends, neighbors and others. When she first started her business, she didn’t face difficulty. Giselle decided on doing her business because she likes it and wanted to be independent. In the future, she plans on expanding her business by selling souvenirs and gifts.

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
  • 81
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,072,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Giselle purchase merchandise for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2009
Apr 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010