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This Kiva borrower is a 49-year-old married woman and has three children of whom one is still attending school. She is from Lebanon. She established a tailoring business out of her home in 1980. She produces different types of clothes, pants, shirts, robes etc. and she distributes them to some locA. traders.

In addition, she makes clothes to suit the requests of the clients. Today, she is requesting to borrow $700 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase tailoring supplies and textiles and to perform maintenance on her sewing machine. These modifications will help her deliver her services faster. In the future, she is planning to open a small tailoring factory. Her services are valued by customers in some of Lebanon’s suburban towns.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,495,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped this borrower purchase tailoring supplies and textiles and perform maintenance on her sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2010
Nov 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011