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Naziha is a 52-year-old Lebanese divorced woman living with her son. After her divorce, she had to start her business working as curtain tailor to be able to have enough money to pay the high costs of living. Her shop is situated in her town; she is a friendly woman and has her loyal customers. Today, she is requesting a loan from Kiva partner, Ameen s.a.l, to purchase textiles in good quantities with low prices. In the future, she plans to hire a part-time employee to work on her behalf, as she is becoming older and needs to take a break.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Naziha to purchase textiles in good quantities with low prices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 22, 2013