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The Kiva borrower is a 42-year-old married man from Lebanon. He lives with his wife and three children. For the past few years, he has made his living as a professional driver. He operates a van service for customers in his village as well as neighboring towns. He has been in this field since 2001. Today, he is requesting to borrow $1200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to perform maintenance work on his van. He reports that these improvements will enable him to provide his service to more passengers. He hopes that his business will be better in the coming year. In the future, he is planning to buy another van taxi and operate two vans services to earn more income for his family.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,571,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped this borrower to perform maintenance work on his van.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2010
Nov 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011