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Ikram is a 62 year old married woman with 4 children. She works in a bakery selling bread and pastries. She has had her business for 2 years and loves it. She feels that she struggles financially, though she is a hardworking woman and likes to depend on herself to to improve her and her family's social and financial situation. She suffers from financial problems which prevent her from fulfilling basic social needs, including helping her children overcome their difficulties. With this loan she wants to purchase a new bread making machine so that she can improve and develop her business and improve her financial situation. She is enthusiastic and aspires to be without need or without dependency on anyone. She is a loving and moral person who likes to depend on herself to overcome financial difficulties.
اكرام امراة متزوجة وعمرها 62 سنة وهي ام لأربعة اولاد تعمل في بيع الخبز والمناقيش لها في عملها سنتين تحب عملها وترى انها تواجه حياة اقتصادية صعبة فهي امراة مجتهدة وتحب ان تعتمد على نفسها في تحسين الوضع المادي والاجتماعي لها ولعائلتها فهي تعاني من صعوبات مادية تقف حاجز دون تأمين حاجاتها الاجتماعية ومساعدة اولادها في تخطي الظروف الاجتماعية الصعبة تريد من خلال طلب قرض من المجموعة الى شراء عجانة ومكنة رقاقة لخبز المناقيش والخبز حتى تتمكن من تحسين وتطوير عملها لتتمكن من زيادة رأس المال لديها وتطوير حياتها المادية هي نشيطة وتسعى الى عدم الاحتياج والطلب من احد فهي ذات اخلاق وحب للذات ما يخولها ان تعتمد على نفسها وتخطي الظروف المادية الصعبة

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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
  • 35
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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 $1,000 helped Ikram to improve her financial situation and buy a new breadmaking machine for her bakery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2011
Jun 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 21, 2012