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This Kiva borrower is a 35-year-old married man from Lebanon. He specializes in floor polishing work. He started to operate his own business in 2002 with fifteen years of previous experience in this occupation. The challenge he is facing is in trying to take care of household expenses, sick and aging family members, and at the same time run a business. Today, he is requesting to borrow $700 from the Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. in order to buy a new polish machine for a project of renovating a small building. He feels positive about his future work and looks forward to taking on bigger projects in his community.

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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
  • 78
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,094,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped this borrower buy a new polish machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011