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Nassiba is a 60-year-old widow. She has been working in tailoring and sewing for the past 23 years. After the death of her husband, she became the only provider for her only child. Today Nassiba is asking to borrow $1,000 to buy a new sewing machine and tools needed for her business.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 89
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  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Nassiba to buy a new sewing machine and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2009
Dec 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2011