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Ibrahim is a 28-year-old married man, who has been working in the chicken business for the last ten years. In 2007, he decided to start his own business to increase his income and improve his living.

His sells fresh chicken, but he is planning to expand his working zone. That's why he is applying for a YOUTH loan from Kiva's partner Al Majmou to buy a new display refrigerator and a special gas grill for chicken (roasting-jack). He wants to start selling grilled chicken and prepared sandwiches in order to open his small, special chicken sandwiches snack store soon.

He dreams of having his own restaurant in the future and he believes that this is his first step toward making this dream come true.

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
  • 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 $2,000 helped Ibrahim to buy a display refrigerator and a special gas grill for chicken (roasting-jack).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014