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Hanieh is a 48 year old single woman living in Bazourieh, Southern Lebanon, and has been working as a tailor since 2005. Hanieh first started selling textiles to her neighbors and friends. After several years, she wanted to open her own shop and shifted to tailoring. Today, Hanieh wants to borrow $1,200 to buy textiles and a sewing kit to provide a variety of products for her clientele.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Hanieh buy textiles and a sewing kit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2008
Dec 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009