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Roukaya is a 30-year-old married woman, living in Qana with her husband and three children. Roukaya has had her own special business for eleven years. Roukaya helps her husband with their family's income to cover their expenses.

Roukaya is requesting a loan from Al Majmoua, a Kiva partner, for the first time, in order to increase her stock of summer fruit and to pay for what's left of the price of a new car they intend to buy.

She is a hard worker, beloved by most of her neighbors and friends. She's known for her famous smile, and special customer care she provides. She works hard on improving customer care to face competition around her.

Roukaya hopes to expand her business through selling wholesale and hopes to cover her family's needs as much as she can.

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
  • 131
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,215,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Roukaya to increase her stock of summer fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2011
Jun 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012