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Amale is a 43-year-old Lebanese divorced woman, living with one parent. She has owned a clothing store since 2004. She sells only women’s and children’s clothes.

With her requested loan of $1,500 from Kiva partner, Ameen s.a.l, she will be able to diversify her merchandise selection and purchase new clothes from different brands and trends. She notes that selling good quality clothes will help her attract more customers, and so augment her sales and her income.
In the future, she plans to expand her business and target a wider clientele.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 73
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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 $1,500 helped Amale diversify her merchandise selection and purchase new clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012