Sponsored Families

These are the families that Aleb's generous donors have currently sponsored

RAZ1 - Wife treatment costs LBP 800,000/month and cannot afford the tuition fees . Household: 4, Kids: 2, Male, Tayyouneh. Click to expand

Situation

Due to the financial situation, the client had to close his bakery and sell his equipment. He currently has no fixed income and receives limited support from his parents and parents-in-law. The candidate's wife suffers from a nerve disease and her treatment costs LBP 800,000 per month and they can no longer afford the tuition fees of a private school.

Professional background

  • Plumbing

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: LBP 300,000

Personal Profile

  • Age: 45

  • Location: Tayyouneh

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

MCN89 - Works as a cook for LBP 1,000.000 a month; has rent, stepsons and medical expenses. Household: 3, Female, Chtoura. Click to expand

Situation

The person seeking help works as a cook in a dorm for LBP 1,000.000. Her house rent is LBP 350,000. Her stepsons live with her and she needs to pay for her medications, which make her income barely enough to cover her family's needs.

Professional background

  • Cook

  • Monthly income: LBP 1,000.000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 58

  • Location: Chtoura

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Intermediate

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 0

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

FBQ22 - No fixed income; daughter has learning disabilities and needs private schooling. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Male, Ain Al Hilweh. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate, who doesn’t have a fixed income, has a daughter with learning disabilities and needs to be enrolled in a special school.

Professional background

  • Driver

  • Monthly income: USD 400

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 44

  • Location: Ain Al Hilweh

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

ZMT41 -Parents unemployed; husband is a cancer patient and can't afford treatment. Household: 5, Kids: 3, Female, Chouf. Click to expand

Situation

Parents unemployed since 2019; husband is a cancer patient and can't afford treatment.

Professional background

  • Cleaning Services

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 62

  • Location: Chouf

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

JRB74 - Worked at a cardboard factory but had to stop to seek medical help. He works 5 day per month and his income is LBP 250,000. Wife passed away, son unemployed and relies on neighbors' help. Household: 2, Kids: 1, Male, Jeb Jennine. Click to expand

Situation

The father lost a wife and has an unemployed son. He limited his working hours at a cardboard factory because he was suffering from heart disease, blood pressure and diabetes and had to seek treatment. His limited income of LBP 250,000 covers 5 days of work per month.

Professional background

  • Cardboard Factory Employee

  • Monthly income: 250,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 63

  • Location: Jeb Jennine

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Widower

  • Education: Intermediate

  • Total household: 2

  • Kids: 1

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

WAMH20 - Sick since birth and has to pay over 1 million L.L. for medical tests every month. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Male, Ain Al Hilweh. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate's has been sick since birth and has to pay over 1 million L.L. for medical tests every month.

Professional background

  • Driver

  • Monthly income: USD 400

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 40

  • Location: Ain Al Hilweh

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

ZBG75 -Previously ran an agriculture business with her brother and worked as a tutor; brother had a stroke leaving him totally paralyzed. Monthly income is not enough to cover the family's needs and treatments. Household: 7,, Female, Ferzol. Click to expand

Situation

After her brother had a stroke and became totally paralyzed, she became the only provider for a family of 7 members. To care for her brother, she stopped tutoring. Her agriculture business doesn't generate enough money to support the entire family.

Professional background

  • Farming

  • Monthly income: LBP 1,200.000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 57

  • Location: Ferzol

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Education: College

  • Total household: 7

  • Kids: 0

  • Elderly / Disabled: 3

  • Health insurance: No

HTS76 - Mother of three; low income and harsh living conditions; threatened to be kicked out of her rented house. Household: 5, Kids: 3, Female, Dora. Click to expand

Situation

The mother of three is facing the threat of becoming homeless as she is unable to pay rent. Her family endure harsh living conditions relying on a low income and sometimes no income at all.

Professional background

  • Unemployed, former laundry worker

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: LBP 300,000

Personal Profile

  • Age: 48

  • Location: Dora

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Intermediate

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

AMS2 - Requires medical treatment; deceased husband and low income from children. Household: 6, Kids: 5, Female, Qana. Click to expand

Situation

After Mabarrat Charity Association stopped helping the candidate, her financial situation got worse, especially because she requires a medical treatment, her children’s work declined and her husband is deceased.

Professional background

  • Sewing

  • Monthly income: LBP 200,000

  • Other income: LBP 200,000

Personal Profile

  • Age: 56

  • Location: Qana

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Widow

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 5

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

MNM84 - Collects power generators subscription fees; income barely enough to cover family needs and can't afford school tuition fees. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Male, Koura. Click to expand

Situation

The person seeking help makes a living by collecting monthly power generators subscription fees. His income is not enough to cover his family's needs and he can't afford to pay for school tuition fees. He is in debt and unable to pay back what he owes to the grocery store.

Professional background

  • Cash collector

  • Monthly income: Low and insufficient

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 38

  • Location: Koura

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Vocational Training

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

MNM84 - Collects power generators subscription fees; income barely enough to cover family needs and can't afford school tuition fees. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Male, Koura. Click to expand

Situation

The person seeking help makes a living by collecting monthly power generators subscription fees. His income is not enough to cover his family's needs and he can't afford to pay for school tuition fees. He is in debt and unable to pay back what he owes to the grocery store.

Professional background

  • Cash collector

  • Monthly income: Low and insufficient

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 38

  • Location: Koura

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Vocational Training

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

CGI85 - Decreasing business income; unable to pay for school tuition fees or medicine; bad living conditions. Household: 2, Kids: 1, Female, Koura. Click to expand

Situation

The person seeking help is financially supporting her daughter but due to business slowdown, she is unable to cover her family's basic need and her daughter's tuition fees. She asks for her parents help when she needs money. The house she lives in has leakage issues and the power generator service cut off her electricity because she wasn't able to pay the bills.

Professional background

  • Flower Decorator

  • Monthly income: Low income

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 30

  • Location: Koura

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: College

  • Total household: 2

  • Kids: 1

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

CTS87 - Lost her job due to the financial crisis; sick husband requires expensive treatment; relying on neighbors and Church's financial support. Household: 2, Female, Chtoura. Click to expand

Situation

Due to the financial crisis, the person seeking help lost her job and her husband is very sick and requires an urgent and expensive treatment. She relies on help from the Church and neighbors and her living conditions are way below average.

Professional background

  • Clothes Sales

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 56

  • Location: Chtoura

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Intermediate

  • Total household: 2

  • Kids: 0

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

AMH3 - Stopped working and unable to pay rent; sick wife. Household: 6, Kids: 3, Male, Tripoli. Click to expand

Situation

After the candidate stopped working and became unable to pay his house rent, he moved with his wife and three daughters to live in a sawmill and started relying on his father to support the family. The candidate's wife has diabetes and other chronic diseases.

Professional background

  • Carpeting

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 37

  • Location: Tripoli

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

AAK86 - Mother of two; works as a nurse with a half salary; unemployed husband and unable to pay school tuition fees. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Koura. Click to expand

Situation

The married mother of two works as a nurse and gets paid half a salary and as a private tutor, but her income is not enough to pay for her children's school tuition fees and buy basic needs. Her husband is unemployed.

Professional background

  • Nurse

  • Monthly income: Half a salary

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 51

  • Location: Koura

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: College

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

FHA92 - Used to sell used clothes but currently unemployed; mother of 3 and stepmother of 2; widow and daughter suffers from epilepsy; living below poverty level. Household: 6, Kids: 5, Female, Douris. Click to expand

Situation

Lost her husband and has five kids to take care of: her daughter suffers from epilepsy and the mother is seeking a job to cover her family's needs. She started working in cleaning houses then sold used clothes before the financial crisis hit Lebanon. Now, she is unemployed and living under poverty level with an income of LBP 200,000, which barely covers their needs for two days.

Professional background

  • Used clothes sales

  • Monthly income: LBP 200,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 53

  • Location: Douris

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Widow

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 5

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes, Army

HTS76 - Mother of three; low income and harsh living conditions; threatened to be kicked out of her rented house. Household: 5, Kids: 3, Female, Dora. Click to expand

Situation

The mother of three is facing the threat of becoming homeless as she is unable to pay rent. Her family endure harsh living conditions relying on a low income and sometimes no income at all.

Professional background

  • Unemployed, former laundry worker

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: LBP 300,000

Personal Profile

  • Age: 48

  • Location: Dora

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Intermediate

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

EAS4 - Entire salary spent on rent and requires financial support. Household: 1, Kids: 5, Female, Hay El Sellom. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate spends her entire salary on the rent and is in need of financial support.

Professional background

  • Cleaning

  • Monthly income: LBP 350,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 61

  • Location: Hay El Sellom

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Divorced

  • Education: Illiterate

  • Total household: 1

  • Kids: 5

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

CTS87 - Lost her job due to the financial crisis; sick husband requires expensive treatment; relying on neighbors and Church's financial support. Household: 2, Female, Chtoura. Click to expand

Situation

Due to the financial crisis, the person seeking help lost her job and her husband is very sick and requires an urgent and expensive treatment. She relies on help from the Church and neighbors and her living conditions are way below average.

Professional background

  • Clothes Sales

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 56

  • Location: Chtoura

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Intermediate

  • Total household: 2

  • Kids: 0

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

YAA12 - Stopped working due to COVID-19 and the economic crisis; unable to pay rent or support his family. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Al Sarafand. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate is no longer able to pay his loan because his monthly income is not enough to provide the needed necessities for himself, his father and his aunts and grandfather’s wife. In addition to that, the client’s father has health problems and requires an operation.

Professional background

  • Lathe Operator

  • Monthly income: LBP 500,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 28

  • Location: Al Sarafand

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 0

  • Elderly / Disabled: 3

  • Health insurance: No

JAK5 - Husband got cancer, deteriorating financial situation and no social security to seek treatment. Household: 4, Kids: 5, Female, Burj. Click to expand

Situation

The client and her husband work in renewing and selling used furniture, yet when the economic crisis hit and the husband got cancer, their financial situation deteriorated and they were left with no social security to seek treatment and no income.

Professional background

  • Antica selling

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 59

  • Location: Burj

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 5

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

RZF6 - Business shut down, divorced with two children and a mother to support. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Beirut. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate had a small business but had to close it down. She is divorced, with two children and a mother to support, and her brother is unemployed.

Professional background

  • Unemployed

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 49

  • Location: Beirut

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Divorced

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

RHA72 - Father of two, parents unemployed and can no longer pay their house rent. Wife suffers from Adenomyosis, Arthritis, and Rheumatism. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Male, Halba. Click to expand

Situation

Both parents of two kids are unemployed and have no other source of income to pay rent and medication. The wife suffers from Adenomyosis, Arthritis and Rheumatism and the family is currently relying on relatives to receive financial support.

Professional background

  • Electrician

  • Monthly income: LBP 200,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 47

  • Location: Halba

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Vocational Training

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

MGS7 - Unemployed and rely on municipal aids. Household: 4, Kids:2, Female, Koura. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate and her husband are unemployed and rely on municipal aids to survive.

Professional background

  • Unemployed

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 48

  • Location: Koura

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

AMH9 - Unemployed and daughter requires medical treatment. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Male, Marjaayoun. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate had previous debts and was always committed to pay, but he is now unemployed and his daughter requires medical treatment.

Professional background

  • Painting

  • Monthly income: LBP 400,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 42

  • Location: Marjaayoun

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

AMH10 - Unemployed and no longer able to support himself and family. Household: 7, Kids: 5, Male, Jadra. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate worked as a goods transporter but stopped working since October 2019. He is no longer able to support himself and family

Professional background

  • Unemployed

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 43

  • Location: Jadra

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 7

  • Kids: 5

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

JGE78 - Due to online schooling during lockdown, her business slowed down and her income is barely enough to support herself her family; unemployed husband. Household: 3, Kids: 1, Female, Dora. Click to expand

Situation

Her work at a library slowed down due to online schooling and the lockdown. The family's income barely reaches LBP 400,000 and her husband stopped working. They stopped paying house rent months ago and face the threat of becoming homeless.

Professional background

  • Library Worker

  • Monthly income: LBP 400,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 50

  • Location: Dora

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 1

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

MAT11 - Low income from selling vegetables but not enough to treat his sick daughter. Household: 5, Kids: 3, Male, Jadra. Click to expand

Situation

Due to the harsh living conditions, the candidate had to sell his van to pay off his loan and is currently selling vegetables with his brother, but the pay is too low to treat his daughter, who has a physical disability in her entire body.

Professional background

  • Vegetables Selling

  • Monthly income: LBP 150,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 61

  • Location: Jadra

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: Yes

GAHI13 - Health issues and requires an operation; monthly income not enough to support his family. Household: 4, Male, Tyre. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate is a construction worker but stopped working due to COVID-19 and the economic crisis. He is unable to pay his rent or support his family of four. His wife is unemployed and they rely on aids to survive.

Professional background

  • Building Constructor

  • Monthly income: LBP 500,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 60

  • Location: Tyre

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

SRC17 - Unemployed and husband suffers from health problems and needs a hip operation; son's income not enough to pay rent. Household: 3, Kids: 2, Female, Tyre. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate and her husband are both unemployed and the husband suffers from health problems and needs a hip operation due to an old work accident. Their son is the sole provider and his income is not enough to pay rent.

Professional background

  • Wool knitting

  • Monthly income: LBP 600,000

  • Other income: LBP 100,000

Personal Profile

  • Age: 58

  • Location: Tyre

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

QMI14 - Daughter has Leukemia and weekly expensive treatment. Works 3-4 days a week only. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Male, Tyre. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate's daughter has Leukemia and needs a weekly treatment in Beirut. The cost of the treatment and transportation are becoming expensive for the candidate, who is the only provider and works only 3 to 4 days a week.

Professional background

  • Building Constructor

  • Monthly income: LBP 600,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 44

  • Location: Tyre

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

MMD15 - Has special needs and no income; relies relatives' support. Household: 5, Kids: 3, Female, Nabatieh. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate is a person with special needs and has no income. She currently relies on her relatives for support.

Professional background

  • Sewing

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 49

  • Location: Nabatieh

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 3

  • Health insurance: No

JMS16 - Laid off; limited income from her father who sells clothes on the streets. Household: 6, Female, Nabatieh. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate was an employee at a doctor’s clinic but was laid off. She can’t pay her loan and her father, who is the only provider in the family, sells clothes on the streets.

Professional background

  • Unemployed

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 21

  • Location: Nabatieh

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 0

  • Elderly / Disabled: 2

  • Health insurance: No

AMY18 - Relies on food aids ; husband has no no fixed income. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Female, Tyre. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate receives food aids given by the municipality and town events and is in debt. her husband works in construction and farming but doesn’t have a fixed income.

Professional background

  • Homemade food

  • Monthly income: LBP 400,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 41

  • Location: Tyre

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

JIN21 - Unemployed, husband is a kidney patient, and can no longer afford paying their daughter’s tuition fees. Click to expand

Situation

After the crisis hit, the candidate was left unemployed and her husband is a kidney patient, requiring monthly medications. Due to their difficult financial situation, they stopped paying their daughter’s tuition fees.

Professional background

  • Unemployed

  • Monthly income: LBP 300,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 52

  • Location: Ain Al Hilweh

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 1

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

SAG23 - Bad economic situation; children don’t go to school anymore. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Male, Baalbek. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate sold his tractor to support his children and works as a goods transporter on demand. Their economic situation is very bad and hid children don’t go to school anymore.

Professional background

  • Carrier

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 38

  • Location: Baalbek

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

SAKA25 - Unemployed and husband is blind; two children rely on neighbors' help. Household: 4, Kids: 2. Female, Joub Jannine. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate no longer has a job and her husband is blind. Their financial situation is really bad, with no food supplies their two children rely on the help of their neighbors.

Professional background

  • Home nursery

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 49

  • Location: Joub Jannine

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Illiterate

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 2

  • Health insurance: No

AMZ26 - Suffers from a disk disease and needs treatment; 3 disabled children; 6 months overdue rent. Household: 8, Kids: 6, Female, Ferzol. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate's husband is unemployed and he is sole provider in the family. The candidate suffers from a disk disease and needs treatment, and her three children are disabled and require constant medical care. With a 6 months overdue rent, the family’s financial situation is really bad.

Professional background

  • Unemployed

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 55

  • Location: Ferzol

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 8

  • Kids: 6

  • Elderly / Disabled: 3

  • Health insurance: No

FAE27 - No job and unable to support her four children. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Female, Al Ain. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate received previous loans and was always committed to pay them back. She and her husband are currently unemployed and they don’t have anyone to count on to support themselves and their four children.

Professional background

  • Chocolate decoration

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: LBP 100,000

Personal Profile

  • Age: 32

  • Location: Al Ain

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

DMM28 - 4-year old daughter suffers from Thalassemia and 2-year son born with a birth defect. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Halba. Click to expand

Situation

Currently unemployed, the candidate's financial situation deteriorated and she doesn’t have anyone to rely on. Her 4-year old daughter suffers from Thalassemia and her 2-year son was born with a birth defect and needs regular physiotherapy, which isn't covered by the Ministry of Health.

Professional background

  • Beauty center worker

  • Monthly income: Husband Salary

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 30

  • Location: Halba

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: Yes, Lebanese Army

KMJ29 - Candidate suffers from a spinal cord disease and treatment cost is very high. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Male, Hermel. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate suffers from a spinal cord disease and his condition is getting worse, while the treatment’s cost is very high.

Professional background

  • Construction worker

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 46

  • Location: Hermel

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

GHA30 - Cancer patient and shares a home with son-in-law, grandchildren and 3 daughters; no income. Household: 8, Kids: 3, Male, Chtoura. Click to expand

Situation

What makes this candidate in need of a loan is the fact that he was with cancer, shares a home with his son-in-law, grandchildren and three daughters and has no income.

Professional background

  • Garden cleaning, water tanker driver

  • Monthly income: LBP 500,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 60

  • Location: Chtoura

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 8

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

WJA31 - Health problems and very social and economic situation. Household: 5, Kids: 3, Male, Matn. Click to expand

Situation

The reason why this candidate needs a loan is because he has health problems and his social and economic situation is very bad.

Professional background

  • Spray and paint

  • Monthly income: LBP 100,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 58

  • Location: Matn

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

GTS32 - Decreasing income and requires support. Household: 1, Kids: 1, Female, Shouf. Click to expand

Situation

This is the 12th loan for the candidate, yet it’s first time she is unable to pay. Her income decreased drastically and she needs help.

Professional background

  • Cleaning and plumping

  • Monthly income: LBP 350,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 57

  • Location: Shouf

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Widow

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 1

  • Kids: 1

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

ZHH33 - Cooks and sells meals to support her five children, two of whom have a total body disability. Household: 3, Kids: 5, Female, Aley. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate cooks and sells meals from home to support her five children, two of whom have a total body disability and require medications.

Professional background

  • Cooking

  • Monthly income: LBP 300,000

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 65

  • Location: Aley

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Widow

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 5

  • Elderly / Disabled: 2

  • Health insurance: No

SNS34 - Business shut down and no money for food and heating. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Aley. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate's business shut down and she doesn’t have money to provide food and heating for her children.

Professional background

  • Sales: Accessories and perfumes

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 30

  • Location: Aley

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

EKJ35 -Husband stopped working regularly and son has special needs. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Dora. Click to expand

Situation

The candidate received previous loans and was always committed to pay. Yet after her husband stopped working regularly and with their son requiring special needs, their financial situation has become worse.

Professional background

  • Sewing

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 52

  • Location: Dora

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

JFG36 - Unemployed; ill daughter diagnosed with rheumatology requires monthly treatment. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Choueifat. Click to expand

Situation

Worked in the food industry but currently unemployed; ill daughter diagnosed with rheumatology requires monthly treatment costing 300,000 LBP.

Professional background

  • Homemade Food

  • Monthly income: 750,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 45

  • Location: Choueifat

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

TOS37 -Suspended business due to the current situation; no income and requires medication. Household: 3, Kids: 2, Female, Dora. Click to expand

Situation

Suspended business due to the current situation; lives alone; has no income; suffers from high blood pressure and diabetes and requires medication.

Professional background

  • Sewing

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 63

  • Location: Dora

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Widow

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

HFM38 -Sole family provider, sick mother and dependent sister. Sells farm produce to secure medicine. Household: 6, Kids: 2, Male, Aley. Click to expand

Situation

Sole family provider, sick mother and dependent sister. Sells farm produce to secure medicine and needs for his son.

Professional background

  • Furniture Sales

  • Monthly income: 300,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 45

  • Location: Aley

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

AFN39 -Husband currently unemployed; young child suffers from genetic problems. Household: 5, Kids: 3, Female, Aley. Click to expand

Situation

Husband worked in tiles but currently unemployed; young child suffers from genetic problems and needs healthcare.

Professional background

  • Sales

  • Monthly income: 200,000 LBP

  • Other income: 500,000 LBP

Personal Profile

  • Age: 47

  • Location: Aley

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Highschool

  • Total household: 5

  • Kids: 3

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

SAK40 - Unemployed; daughter needs a surgery and the family is unable to pay Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Al Abadieh. Click to expand

Situation

Unemployed since the 2019 crisis; daughter needs a surgery and the family is unable to pay

Professional background

  • Clothing Shop

  • Monthly income: 200,000 LBP

  • Other income: 500,000 LBP

Personal Profile

  • Age: 38

  • Location: Al Abadieh

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

NAMA43 - Widow with six children; suffers from chronic diseases; unemployed and unable to secure medication. Household: 9, Kids: 8, Female, Bir Hassan. Click to expand

Situation

Widow with six children; suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure and uterus cancer; unemployed and unable to secure medication.

Professional background

  • Cleaning Services

  • Monthly income: 200,000 LBP

  • Other income: 500,000 LBP

Personal Profile

  • Age: 45

  • Location: Bir Hassan

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Widow

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 9

  • Kids: 8

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

MHH46 - Stopped working due to illness; relies on aid. Household: 3, Kids: 1, Male, Bint Jbeil. Click to expand

Situation

Stopped working due to illness; relies on aid.

Professional background

  • Construction Worker

  • Monthly income: 200,000 LBP

  • Other income: 500,000 LBP

Personal Profile

  • Age: 47

  • Location: Bint Jbeil

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 1

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

RARD47 - Sold the work equipment to treat her ill son; undergoing cancer treatment. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Female, Hay El Sellum. Click to expand

Situation

Stopped working on her business and sold the equipment to treat her ill son; undergoing cancer treatment.

Professional background

  • Selling Accessories and Perfumes

  • Monthly income: 200,000 LBP

  • Other income: 500,000 LBP

Personal Profile

  • Age: 41

  • Location: Hay El Sellum

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

RARD47 - Sold the work equipment to treat her ill son; undergoing cancer treatment. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Female, Hay El Sellum. Click to expand

Situation

Stopped working on her business and sold the equipment to treat her ill son; undergoing cancer treatment.

Professional background

  • Selling Accessories and Perfumes

  • Monthly income: 200,000 LBP

  • Other income: 500,000 LBP

Personal Profile

  • Age: 41

  • Location: Hay El Sellum

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: Yes

RMC54 - Farm was closed due to the death of many livestock; disabled son and decline in husband's income. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Female, Marjayoun. Click to expand

Situation

Farm was closed due to the death of many livestock; disabled son in need of constant care; decline in husband's income.

Professional background

  • Farming

  • Monthly income: 800,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 42

  • Location: Marjayoun

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 1

  • Health insurance: No

HFC61 - Lost his job, insufficient income. Household: 3, Kids: 2, Male, Sarafand. Click to expand

Situation

Worked in construction but lost his job due to the crisis; undergoing a stomach treatment that costs 1,600,000 LBP a month; their son is the only provider but his income is not sufficient to cover the costs of treatment and daily expenses.

Professional background

  • Unemployed

  • Monthly income: 500,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 56

  • Location: Sarafand

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

ZJH62 - Unemployed and daughter is the sole family provider. Household: 2, Kids: 1, Female, Tyre. Click to expand

Situation

Closed her shop and works at a butchery for 10,000 LBP per day; she has a daughter and is the sole family provider.

Professional background

  • Butchery Worker

  • Monthly income: 300,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 38

  • Location: Tyre

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Widow

  • Education: Technical School

  • Total household: 2

  • Kids: 1

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

FAS63 - Owned a business with her husband but work deteriorated; insufficient income to support their disabled kids. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Tyre. Click to expand

Situation

Owned a business with her husband but work deteriorated due to the crisis; their income now is no more than 700,000 LBP a month which is not sufficient to cover shop expenses, house rent or treatment for their disabled kids.

Professional background

  • Candy Factory Owner

  • Monthly income: 700,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 60

  • Location: Tyre

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 2

  • Health insurance: No

RHHH66 - Deteriorating financial and social situation; sick and unemployed husband. Household: 4, Kids: 2, Female, Ferzol. Click to expand

Situation

Deteriorating financial and social situation; husband suffers from a heart disease and relied on transporting school students; work suspended due to school closures.

Professional background

  • School Bus Driver

  • Monthly income: 100,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 53

  • Location: Ferzol

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 4

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

ZMN68 - Divorced and in charge of two young children; no income and relies on aid. Household: 3, Kids: 2, Female, Hermel. Click to expand

Situation

Divorced and in charge of two young children; no incomes and relies on aid.

Professional background

  • Hairdresser

  • Monthly income: 100,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 47

  • Location: Hermel

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Divorced

  • Education: Primary

  • Total household: 3

  • Kids: 2

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

FAR69 - Suffers from a bad health condition; has four children and unemployed. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Male, Baalbeck. Click to expand

Situation

Suffers from a bad health condition; has four children; lost his job due to meningitis.

Professional background

  • Mechanic

  • Monthly income: 500,000 LBP

  • Other income: 0

Personal Profile

  • Age: 48

  • Location: Baalbeck

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Highschool

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

NSC70 - Cancer patient with monthly medical expenses; husband's monthly income is insufficient. Household: 6, Kids: 4, Female, Jeb Jennine. Click to expand

Situation

The beneficiary suffers from cancer and pays medical expenses on a monthly basis, she has no one to help her and can no longer work. Her husband's monthly income is 250,000 LBP which can barely cover their daily needs.

Professional background

  • Homemade Food

  • Monthly income: 0

  • Other income: 250,000 LBP

Personal Profile

  • Age: 41

  • Location: Jeb Jennine

  • Gender: Female

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Education: Secondary

  • Total household: 6

  • Kids: 4

  • Elderly / Disabled: 0

  • Health insurance: No

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