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Omar is a 43-year-old married man from Lebanon. He has been working as a carpenter since 2005 and has many woodworking skills. He is proud of his competitive prices, honesty, experience, strong reputation and high quality products.

Omar notes that his financial situation was a challenge for him when he first started his business. He is requesting a loan of $2,000 from Kiva partner, Al Majmoua which he plans to use to purchase wood and tools for his work.

In the future, Omar plans to keep on improving his work.

Additional Information

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
  • 46
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Omar to purchase more wood and tools for his work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011