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Samier is 44 years old and married with two children. He works installing hanging ceilings, and he has 13 years of experience in this line of work. He likes his work. He is innovative and inventive in his work, and he stands out in his field due to his attention to detail and due to the beauty of his business's craftsmanship. He has many customers from his own community, from surrounding towns and from architects. He is currently facing some material difficulties which are hindering him from developing his business, even though he puts a lot of effort into his work and he is diligent in his work. With a loan from al-Majmoua, Samier would like to buy supplies for his ceiling and ceiling lighting business so that he can increase his clientele and, in turn, his monthly income. With his increased income, he would like to contribute towards his family's education and their general well-being. He loves his family and his relatives very much, and he would like to help those around him to them all in good financial and social circumstances.
سمير متزوج عمره 44 سنة وله ولدان يعمل في بناء وتركيب الجفصين والأسقف المستعارة له في عمله 13 سنة يحب عمله ويبدع فيه كثيرا فهو عمل ابتكاري ويتميز بالجمال والدقة في العمل له زبائن كثر من محيطه والضيع المجاورة والمهندسين يوجد لديه بعض المصاعب المادية التي تعيق تطور عمله حيث انه مجتهد ومكب على العمل بشكل كبير يريد من خلال طلب قرض من المجموعة الى شراء بضاعة للعمل جفصين واسقف مستعارة حتى يزيد من الطلب على عمله ويحسن من مدخوله الشهري وتعليم ومساعدة الأهل في نفس الوقت فهو محب لعائلته واقاربه ويريد مساعدة من حوله ووضعهم في ظرف مادي واجتماعي جيد

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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
  • 84
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Samier to buy supplies for his business of installing hanging ceilings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012