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Kassem is a 19-year-old single man, who has worked in repairing motorcycles for three years. He was only sixteen years old when he started working to help his parents in their living.

In August 2008, he started his own business, which was considered as an important step forward towards developing his socioeconomic situation.

Kassem is acquiring a YOUTH loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to buy motorcycle spare parts that he needs a lot in his business development.

He will work hard to keep expanding and developing his business in the future.

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
  • 81
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,267,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Kassem to buy motorcycle spare parts that he needs in his business development.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014