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Issa is a 55-year-old married man, father of four children. Issa opened a Fish selling shop in 2004, his eight years of experience provided him with customers' trust and support, which helped in improving his business gradually to cover most of his family's expenses.
Issa is a hardworking man, with good reputation, his customer service is the main thing that kept his customers loyal & supporting, in addition to the good quality of products served with special prices.
Issa sells both fresh & frozen sea food, upon customers requests & needs.
Issa's main aim is to help his children finish their higher education, that's why he applied for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to pay for his children's University fees.
This is Issa's second cycle as Al Majmoua borrower, his first cycle helped a lot in covering most of his children education fees too.
He hopes to make his dream come true to see his children in very high levels.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of Al Majmoua's education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options. 

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
  • 66
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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 $2,000 helped Issa to pay for his children's university fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013