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Rita is 22 years old, married, and has one child. Three years ago, she decided to use her proficiency and skillfulness in making “Mouneh” to increase her family’s income. She sells her special homemade “Mouneh” (conserving food from one season to another) and is able to help her husband in covering the family’s expenses and needs.

Rita requested a Youth Loan from Al Majmoua, which she will use to buy necessary “Mouneh” products, which have to do with the current season’s agricultural production to be conserved for other seasons where they do not exist. This loan will help Rita to improve her business and save some of her acquired income for her child’s future.

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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
  • 33
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,527,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Rita to purchase “Mouneh” products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015