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Gaielle is a 21-year-old, married woman, a mother of one child. She has been working in the beauty business for four years. Gaielle helps her husband in making their living to make sure that her child will have a brighter future.

Gaielle is a hard worker with a very good experience in her business. She likes her work a lot and enjoys turning every woman beautiful.

Gaielle is applying for a YOUTH LOAN from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development, in order to update her business with special, newly-released tools, to stay updated, and to better respond to her customers' needs.

Gaielle is intending to provide her child with the best education ever. That's why she puts so much effort into developing her business, to make sure that it will always create a very good income to cover the really expensive educational fees. She hopes to keep on pleasing her customers, developing her business, and responding to her precious family's needs.

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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
  • 135
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,176,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Gaielle to update her business with special, newly-released tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014