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The Kiva borrower is a 55-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is the father of five children, two of whom are still attending school. He is the main income provider for his family. He has twenty years of experience working as a farmer. He has been running his own farm since 1995. He is specialized in cultivating bananas and citrus fruits. He uses plastic tents to grow his products. These tents also allow him to better monitor product quality as well as grow his products for more months during the year. He works independently in his business.

Today, he is requesting a loan of $1000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to perform maintenance for the irrigation system on his land. In the future, he is planning to add other type of vegetables and fruits to his farming.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,166,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped this borrower to perform maintenance for the irrigation system on his land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2010
Nov 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011