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Rabih is a 45-year-old married man from Lebanon, the father of two children. He is a school bus driver known for his patience and cautiousness in treating the students.

He has a big responsibility in his business, since he is dealing with a lot of family's children and he has to make sure that everything is going fine with his bus and his health at the same time, because most parents rely on him for their children's safety.

Rabih is optimistic and he works hard to meet his children's needs.

He is applying for a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, in order to pay for his children's school fees and stationery, in addition to buying diesel (heating) necessary for his family to warm up in the coming autumn-winter season, in additon to the necessary and mouneh (stored food to be consumed during the rough winter season).

This is his second loan as Al Majmoua borrower, with a good standing repayment history.

Rabih is planning to buy another bus to expand his working zone, and increase his income.

Additional Information

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
  • 31
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,505,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Rabih to pay for his children's school fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 13, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013