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Madleine is a 37-year-old Lebanese married woman. She lives with her husband and five children who are still attending school. She collaborates with her husband, who has been working in a local school since 1988 in order to enhance their way of living. As for her, she has owned a bookstore for the past ten years. In parallel, she teaches in one of the local schools and has seven years of experience. Today, she’s looking to borrow $2100 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase a photocopy machine, stationary, and books for her bookstore. This will definitely develop her business and help her earn superior income. In the future, she plans to focus on one job and better support her family.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 43
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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 $2,100 helped Madleine to purchase a photocopy machine, stationary, and books for her bookstore.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012