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Anis is a 51-year-old Lebanese single man living with one parent. Despite his older age, he is still running his business, which he established in 1988. He is a professional car mechanic and has more than 25 years of experience in the same field. His work specializes in car electric repairs. Today, he is asking to borrow $1,200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase needed equipment for his shop. He confirms that thanks to the loan, he will be able to serve more customers and therefore, earn a higher income. This will be his third Kiva loan and it’s positive to learn that he has indeed increased his business productivity and income since taking the previous loans. He was a very punctual client, paying on his scheduled dates.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 107
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,217,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Anis to purchase equipment for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012