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Omran is a twenty-seven-year-old married man with one young child. He opened a blacksmith shop in 2008 and has nine years of experience in this occupation. He is the only provider for his family, and his business is his source of income. He works hard to satisfy the needs of his baby. He has a great demand for his shop, and he wants to buy more tools in order to be able to do the work his clients request. He wants to take out a loan of $1,000 to buy new tools and enlarge his shop to meet his clients' requirements and make a good income for his family.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,664,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Omran to buy new tools for his blacksmith shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2010
Apr 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011