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Fatmeh is a 53-year-old married woman and the mother of five children. She has been working as a tailor since 1984. Her many years of experience have led her to becoming well known in her town, where she provides products such as clothes, chair covers, tablecloths, and so on. Today, Fatmeh is asking for a loan of $800 USD to buy a sewing machine.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Fatmeh to buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2009
Nov 26, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010