Al Majmoua, Lebanon
Fatima is a Lebanese graphic designer who started her own business after having been an employee in the same field. She took out loans from Al Majmoua, Lebanon’s leading microfinance provider, to invest in her business and pay her university tuition fees. Fatima is working hard to develop her business and believes that future loans will give her the opportunity to expand by opening a shop selling glass handicraft items. She attributes her personal and business success to Al Majmoua’s loans.
Fatima is a typical client of Al Majmoua, which places emphasis on catering to women entrepreneurs (58% of its clients are women). What is unique to Al Majmoua is its genuine dedication to including all groups of society, from young people, women and refugees to disabled people.