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Abbas is a 43-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is living with his wife and three school-aged children. He has owned a communications and mobiles shop since 2000. He also sells electrical equipment from his shop. His wife works as a teacher in a local school in order to provide the family with extra financial support. This will be his third Kiva loan and we note that he has a very good repayment history. With his requested loan of $1500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l, he will redecorate his shop and purchase added products and supplies. He is sure that the loan will help him increase his sales and therefore his profits. In the future, he is looking to further expand his business.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,623,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Abbas to redecorate his shop and purchase added products and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 29, 2012