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Nahida is a 36-year-old Lebanese single woman living with only one working sister. They both cooperate together in order to enrich their life. Nahida started to work as a tailor from her home in 1994, after many years of experience in this domain. In parallel, she’s working in a local company. Today, she’s requesting to borrow a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase a new tailoring machine for her business. This will allow her to increase her production thus her sales and therefore her revenues. In the future, she plans to open her own tailoring shop.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,500,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,506.6
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Nahida to purchase a new tailoring machine for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 24, 2012