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This Kiva borrower is a 53-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is living with his wife and two young children. He is the manager of a small grocery store. After seeing the necessity for a higher income source, he decided to diversify his business by adding a small area in his shop where he produces fast food such as burgers, beef sandwiches etc. Despite his older age, this man contributes with all his efforts to be able to satisfy his family needs.

Today, he is requesting to borrow $1000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new baking tools, equipment and a barbecue in order to increase his business productivity. He looks forward to generating better profits and being able to expand his business even further.

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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
  • 119
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,414,875
    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 purchase new baking tools, equipment, and a barbecue.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2011
Apr 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012