This Kiva borrower is a 20-year-old single man from Lebanon. He has been working as a farmer since 2005 and he has over 7 years of experience in the agricultural industry. He lives with his parents and two siblings. Both he and one parent work to support the household.
He is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to buy supplies for his farm such as fertilizer. He is requesting a loan of US$ 2000. This will be his second Kiva loan.
Note: Based on the political and social challenges of Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes of this entrepreneur have been altered to protect him or her (i.e., blacking 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 lenders to offer lower interest loans with faster disbursement for 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 visit: http://partners.kiva.org/partners/115
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.