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This Kiva borrower is a 24-year old single man from Lebanon who lives with his parents and four siblings. Three of his siblings and one parent also work to support the household. He has been running his own plumbing business since 2005 and has more than ten years of experience in the field. He works independently and takes on projects in private homes and businesses.

He is requesting a loan of $1,500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. He plans to use the loan to invest in materials for his projects. This may include pipes, bathroom fixtures, etc. This will be his second Kiva loan from Ameen. He estimates that the loan will help him increase his profits by 25%.


Note: Based on the political and social challenges of Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes of this entrepreneur have been altered to protect him or her (e.g. blanking out portions of the entrepreneur in his/her picture, not indicating his/her name and location, etc.). Ameen s.a.l. appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages lenders to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.

Ameen has been able to use its interest-free loan from Kiva to offer lower interest loans with faster disbursement to their micro-loan borrowers. Since its inception, Ameen has provided high quality financial services to over 41,000 borrowers and disbursed over 81,000 loans totaling US$115 million. To learn more about Ameen, please click here.

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Important Information

Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes entrepreneurs may have been altered to protect their privacy (i.e., blurring portions of the borrower's picture, not indicating a name and location, etc.). Vitas appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages them to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.

About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $15,842,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped this borrower to invest in materials for his plumbing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 28, 2010
Listed
May 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 15, 2011