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Tarek is a single man living with his parents. He is 27 years old, and he has been supporting his family already for 12 years since he started working in a barber shop at a very young age. He is the only provider for his parents. In 2007 he decided to open his own barber shop called “Tarek shop” so he could improve his income. Today, Tarek is applying for a loan of $1,200 to buy a vapor machine.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 137
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,673,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Tarek to buy a vapor machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2009
Nov 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011