Loans extended to small- and medium-size companies under the guarantee of Kafalat reached $21.2 million in the first two months 2012, down 20.9% from $26.8 million in the same last year period, figures released by Kafalat Corporation showed. The average loan size reached $143,354 compared to $144,261 in the first two months of 2011.
Mount Lebanon accounted for 48% of guarantees, followed by South & Nabatieh (16.2%), North (15.5%), Bekaa (14.2%) and Beirut (6.1%).
STRATEGIES & PLANS
A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.