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Maher is a 31-year-old single Syrian citizen who has been working as a tailor in Lebanon since 2007 to make a living. Maher is a hard worker who puts so much effort in attracting and pleasing new customers.

Maher is acquiring his second loan cycle from Kiva's partner, Al Majmoua, to buy the needles, pins, buttons, and threads he needs in his business.
Maher's plan for the future is to buy new updated tailoring machines, necessary for improving and developing his quality of items produced.

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
  • 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 Maher to buy necessary needles, pins, buttons, and threads.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014