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Fatmeh is a 52-year-old widow who has been working as a home-based tailor since 1979. While she has for years been able to meet her needs through her business, Fatmeh is now seeking to borrow $900 USD to purchase additional textiles to be able to produce a broader range of products to satisfy the requirements of her clients.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,206,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Fatmeh to purchase additional textiles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011