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Amira is a 56-year-old single woman, who has worked as a tailor and seller of clothes for the past thirteen years. She works hard to develop her business to cover her living and preserves a to save for when is is older.

Amira has a very good reputation in her region, with a long and wide experience in her domain.

Amira is applying for her forth loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmoua. She wants to open a convenience store next to her clothing shop, to increase her income.

Her previous loan had a very good impact on her business, and she proved to be a borrower in good standing.

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
  • 39
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $3,000 helped Amira to open a convenience store.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 11, 2013