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Shady is a 34-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is living with his wife and only child who is still attending school. He has been involved in the construction field for the past 11 years. In 2008, he started to work independently using his own tractor. Today, he is asking to borrow $2500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to equip his tractor with the needed supplies to facilitate his business operations. In the future, he plans to buy another tractor and hire an employee in order to work on additional projects.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 128
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  • $17,359,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Shady equip his tractor with the needed supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013