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Sawsan is a 37-year-old, married mother of four children. She is a Palestinian refugee who is working hard to develop her family's living through developing her special career, which she has been running for the last twenty-two years. Sawsan loves life, fun, and joy; that's why she chose a special business that spreads happiness wherever she goes. She is a DJ, and she is committed to many people who are responsible for preparing and managing special events upon occasions. She is proving to be a leader in her domain and region.

Today Sawsan is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua, to buy a special, newly released, and updated music mixer, which is necessary to develop her business and to provide quality. Sawsan is very anxious about this loan, since she is very sure that with this machine, she can develop and improve her business quality and attract new customers. She hopes that in the future, her name will glow and glitter in the music world, which she adores most.

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More information about this loan

This loan helps Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon, specifically in refugee camps throughout the country. Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon often have poor infrastructure and do not receive the same basic services as the rest of the country. Palestinian refugees have been marginalized by the Lebanese government and society, as they face many restrictions and discrimination in the work, educational, and health fields. By funding this loan, you are helping these marginalized individuals develop their businesses and provide for their families.

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
  • 139
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,174,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Sawsan to buy a special, newly released, and updated music mixer, which is necessary to develop her business and to provide quality.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014