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Aliyah is a 39-year-old divorced woman and mother of one child. She opened a convenience store in 2005 in order to make her living.

Aliyah is a hardworking woman, with an excellent reputation in her area. She is working hard to make sure that she can provide her child a normal life and to make sure that she will be financially secure as she ages.

Aliyah applied for a loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua in order to increase her merchandise with special canned food and sweets.

Aliyah hopes to keep expanding her business more and more, and to respond to her customers' needs as well as she can.

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
  • 42
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,495,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Aliyah to increase her merchandise with special canned food and sweets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014