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Hussein is a 47-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and three children. He has been working as a sales agent in a local company since 2004. His wife, who works in a communication center, helps him pay for the household expenses and especially the children’s education fees. Today, he is requesting to borrow $1200 from Kiva's partner Ameen s.a.l. to pay his daughter’s university education fees. She is studying translation and this is her last year. Hussein notes that his daughter is a very ambitious woman and willing to reach a higher education level.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of Ameen's education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options. 

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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
  • 143
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Hussein to pay his daughter’s university education fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012