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The Kiva borrower is a 56-year-old married man and the father of two children. He has been working as a home painter since 1987. He specializes in painting buildings. He works on a freelance basis and independently. His business operation is limited to his town and its surroundings.

Today, he has the opportunity to expand his business into other areas and he is requesting to borrow $500 to purchase a compressor and renovate his painting tools. He expects the coming year to be successful and to further increase his business productivity. His business income is important to support his wife and children.

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Important Information

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 147
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped this borrower to purchase a compressor and renovate his painting tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011