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Rabih is a 22-year-old single man responsible for the living of the other three members of his family. He has been working as a barber for three years now since he finished his secondary studies.

Rabih is acquiring a Youth loan from Kiva's field partner Al Majmoua in order to buy a special laser machine necessary for his business development needs and customers' requests.

Rabih is well known in his region with his good reputation and special talents. This is his first loan experience with Al Majmoua. He will work hard to develop his business more in the future by diversifying his provided services.

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
  • 135
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,176,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Rabih to buy a special laser machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2015