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Hauda is a 25-year-old Lebanese woman. She is engaged, and she lives with her parents and her one sibling. Her parents pay for all of her family's expenses.

In 2009, Hauda started to work as hair dresser from her home. She has customers from all over the neighboring villages. She explains that her customers are loyal and believe in her beautiful and fashionable style.

Currently, she is requesting a loan in the amount of $1,300 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to buy new cosmetic products, which she feels will increase her job productivity by 30%. In the future, she plans to request more Kiva loans so that she can expand her business and provide even better services.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,206,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Hauda to increase her productivity by purchasing new cosmetic products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013