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Khairiya is a 62-year-old married mother of three children who has been working as a tailor for twenty years. To help her beloved husband in making their living and covering their children's expenses, Khairiya also sells shoes and home products to make sure that her family will have several sources of income.

She is acquiring her fourth loan cycle from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to buy necessary tools for her business and to give her son his wedding gift.
She hopes to stay in good health to make sure that she'll stay capable of supporting her husband in covering their family's expenses.

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
A loan of $2,300 helped Khairiya to buy necessary tools for her business, and to give her son his wedding gift.
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 29, 2013