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Amer, 44 years old, lives in Bint Jebeil with his wife and three children. Amer works in tiling: casting tiles and polishing them. Amer has been working in this field for 22 years and is always keen to develop his work. It is Amer's second loan from the Group and he has a good credit history. His first loan had a positive impact on the development of his work. This time, he seeks funding to buy a small pickup truck to facilitate the transfer of his tools and tiles to and from his workshop. His professionalism has helped him gain the trust of his clients, whether they be neighbors, relatives or friends of friends. Amer seeks to expand his business in the future, with the ultimate aim of entering the public contracting business.
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يعيش عامر البالغ من العمر 44 عاماً في منطقة بنت جبيل، هو وزوجته وأولاده الثلاث. يعمل عامر في مجال التبليط، فهو يقوم بعملية التبليط بالإضافة إلى جلي البلاط، ليظهر بأبهى حلة. يعمل عامر في هذه المهنة منذ 22 سنة، وهو دائماً يسعى إلى تطويرها. أنها المرة الثانية التي يتقدم فبها عامر بطلب قرض من المجموعة، وهو ذات تاريخ إقتراضي جيد. القرض السابق كان له تاثير إيجابي على تطور المصلحة، لذلك يعمد هذه المرة إلى شراء شاحنة نقل صغيرة (PICK UP) لتسهيل نقل عدته والبلاط من وإلى الورشة. زبائنه أي كان، جيرانه أقاربة و كذلك أصدقاء اصدقائة، وذلك لحرفيته في العمل، مما يجعل الزبائن يتوافدون إليه. يهدف عامر إلى التوسع في المستقبل، على أمل دخول عالم التعهدات العامة.

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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
  • 87
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,502.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,350 helped Amer to buy a small pickup truck for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2010
Sep 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012