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Ali is a 29-year-old married man, father of three children. He has been working at selling charcoal for ten years. He is a hard worker who seeks perfection in his business.He also raises cattle and benefits from selling their milk.

Ali applied for a youth loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to increase his capital with a big amount of charcoal at special encouraging prices.

This is Ali's first experience with Al Majmoua, and he hopes that it will lead to other fruitful future experiences.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is under age 30. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

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
  • 37
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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 Ali to increase his capital with a big amount of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014