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Majida is a 45-year-old single lady who has been employed in a beauty salon for 35 years. She is very happy working in this domain, since she believes that she is very talented and experienced in it.

Majida is acquiring a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, to complete building her dream house in her village to make sure that she is going to have her own comfortable living space. Majida is planning to move from the city where she is now living to the village she comes from and start her own career and living in the future which is an important step she is working hard to accomplish.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.


About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 48
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,466,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Majida to complete building her dream house in her village to make sure that she is going to have her own comfortable living space.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2014
Mar 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015