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Mehdi is a 35 year old man who lives in the Bekaa with his wife and their four children. Mehdi has owned a sweet shop for a year. He does Lebanese sweets. Mehdi requested a loan of 1500 US dollars from A. Majmoua in order to purchase merchandise and raw materials for his shop. This is the first time that Mehdi has requested a loan.
His clients are his friends and neighbors. When he first started his business, he didn’t face difficulties He decided on doing his business because of his financiA. situation. In the future, he plans on expanding his work.

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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
  • 137
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,174,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mehdi mehdi will use the loan to purchase merchandise and raw materials for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2009
Jun 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010