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Khadija is a 19 year old single woman living with her parents and 6 brothers and sisters. In 2007, she started a tailoring business from her home. She makes all types of tailored dresses, robes, pants, etc., upon request by her customers, in addition to also offering repair services. With her business income she helps her father with the family's expenses.

Today, Khadija is requesting a $1,000 loan to buy an additional sewing machine and thread to be able to satisfy her customers' demands and increase her business productivity. And, with the new sewing machine, she will be able to deliver her services faster.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,505,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Khadija to buy an additional sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2010
Apr 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011