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This Kiva borrower is a 58-year-old married man from Lebanon, living with his wife. Since twenty years ago, he has made his living as an experienced blacksmith. He has obtained a first Kiva loan and he is thankful for the results. Since he joined, he has grown his business. He has been a reliable client and repaid on time for the duration of the loan.

Today, he is requesting to borrow a larger amount of $1500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to increase his inventory of iron in order to increase his business production and thus his income.

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About Lebanon

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $14,855,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped this borrower increase his inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2010
Dec 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011