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Alaa is a 23-year-old single man living with his family. Eleven years ago, he decided to leave school and learn an occupation to start a new career and earn income. He started working in gypsum board and after getting the needed experience, in 2007, he started working on a freelance basis taking on projects. He creates a variety of designs and decorations and is very talented in his work.

Today, Alaa is requesting to borrow $1,000 to buy additional products and tools to improve his work.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,414,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Alaa buy additional products and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2010
Apr 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011